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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.

South Africa: the ANC short of a parliamentary majority

South Africa: the ANC short of a parliamentary majority

Millions of South Africans went to the polls at the end of the month. It was a big turnout and this general election in one of Africa’s largest economies was labelled historic for what was at stake: the possibility that the ANC, Nelson Mandela's Party, would lose the majority and be forced into a coalition government. To talk about the election results and their consequences, Professor Sam Koma, Director of school of Economics and Management, Limpopo University joined us from South Africa.

Developing the rice sector in Cameroon

Developing the rice sector in Cameroon

The impact of climate change on agricultural production is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting almost all commodities. Rice is no exception, facing export restrictions from India and drought fears linked to El Niño in East Asia, leading to record-high prices. Despite this inflation, countries like Cameroon are still compelled to import rice to satisfy growing demand. Recently, local producers have started to develop a domestic industry.

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.

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