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Change of pace: growing numbers of young Africans have flourishing businesses — Bloomberg/FT

African Entrepreneurs - A new generation leads the way: Financial Times (Report)

Start-ups are thriving and helping to change perceptions of business in Africa. As ever-increasing numbers of cars clog the streets of African cities, trade flourishes along congested highways.

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi on global top 21 intelligent city list

A new ranking by the Intelligent Community Forum has positioned Nairobi as one of the Smart21 intelligent communities in the world for the year 2015.

Delivery Science

10 African startups that rocked 2014

2014 has been another amazing year for startups in Africa.

Konga, an e-commerce site, is a Nigerian tech pioneer

Nigeria, not Kenya, is about to become Africa's next big technology hub

There’s too much money in Nairobi. That’s one way to explain why some venture capitalists are setting their sights elsewhere.

Fernando de Sousa, General Manager Africa Initiatives at Microsoft and HumanIPO's Paul Adepojuat DEMO 2014

Microsoft and 88mph announce partnership to support startups in Nigeria

Technology company Microsoft today announced a partnership with seed fund and accelerator 88mph to expand Microsoft Ventures program into Nigeria.

Ella Matthew is one of the startups that recently secured funding from 440NG

440NG announces funding of nine tech startups in Nigeria

The Lagos Garage is about to get a bit busier.

Lagos Garage

MainOne Cable sponsors high-speed internet for 440.ng startups in Lagos Garage

Mainone, the leading provider of telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, has signed a deal with Lagos Garage.

Bosun Tijani, CEO and Co-Founder, CcHUBNigeria

Nigeria's CcHUB launches $500K investment fund

Lagos-based incubator hub, the Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), has launched a $500,000 seed investment fund to help early-stage-startups.

Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos vs. Kenya vs. South Africa: Which is Africa's ICT capital?

Why is it Lagos up there and not Nigeria? Because Lagos almost qualifies as a country of its own right now.