Did You Know 2017 was an exciting year for African innovation?

Another year is already over, and it has been an exciting one! As Christmas approaches, and 2018 peaks its head over the horizon, it is time to look back on 2017 and enjoy the innovative gifts that it has brought us from Africa! The innovative African year has followed the expected trends with Fintech, Agriculture, … Continue reading Did You Know 2017 was an exciting year for African innovation?

Did You Know Africa has revolutionised addresses?

Have you ever been on your way to a job interview, or a friend's place or even a local bar, and not been able to find your way? Usually you would pick up your phone, type in the address and then follow the arrow to your destination. Sounds pretty simple, but what if the place … Continue reading Did You Know Africa has revolutionised addresses?

Did you know Africa’s transport system has been disrupted?

The public transport system in Africa is going through a transition. Uber has been the catalyst to change and their model is being copied by competitors across the continent. Over the last decade there have also been more and more motorcycle taxis (Okadas, Boda Boda, Phen-Phen, Zémidjans, Oléyia) zooming around cities, with their passenger or load … Continue reading Did you know Africa’s transport system has been disrupted?

Did you know Africa needs more train services

Here in the UK, we often complain about our rail network with the trains are often delayed and expensive tickets. But, not only can the rail networks transport  us around the country, or even into Europe, for work or pleasure, freight trains trundle around the country delivering goods from coal and oil to food products. Without the network … Continue reading Did you know Africa needs more train services