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Wind in the sails for African startups at Vivatech 2024

Wind in the sails for African startups at Vivatech 2024

The African High Tech world was in Paris last month. These startups of Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria among others were eager to showcase their technologies and discover the new features presented at the eighth edition of the Vivatech Technology Fair. They were also interested in the possibilities for partnerships and networking within an international ecosystem which is discovering the potential of the African market. The event was dominated by the arrival of artificial intelligence that some of the continent’s startups are starting to adopt.

Gajo Livestock: a digital revolution for farming in Africa

Gajo Livestock: a digital revolution for farming in Africa

Let's embark on a journey at the heart of livestock farming in Africa, guided by the inspiration and determination of NGASSA FOTSO. His innovative vision has come to life in Gajo Livestock, a revolutionary application that is transforming the livestock industry in Cameroon and beyond. In this adventure where technology meets tradition, he is also opening up new avenues for livestock farmers and pushing them towards a promising future for African agriculture.

Training of African engineers

Training of African engineers

In Africa, specifically Cameroon and the Republic of Congo, young people are turning to engineering education to acquire the knowledge and tools to meet the continent's energy, agricultural and cyber security challenges. Our correspondent in Douala, Cameroon, Maxime Farrell, had the pleasure of meeting these young engineers who want to contribute to the development of green energy in Africa and are working on drone projects, storage software and data protection.

RMobility, the carpooling solution for Africa

RMobility, the carpooling solution for Africa

RMobility is a carpooling platform that is revolutionising urban transport in Benin by bringing together several modes of transportation; motorbikes, cars, intercity taxis and buses. This collaborative platform was launched in April 2021 by Raynald Ballo, the head of Raynis, a company specialising in digital solutions in the field of mobility. Today, it has over 10,000 users and employs seven people in Abomey-Calavi. The company is actively preparing to raise funds in Benin and France to Africanise the platform and make it a truly continental application to create the new African Blablacar.

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