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Empowering Africa's startups

To understand what Africa's Business Heroes prize competition is all about and how it continues to empower Africa's startups, we had a chat with Zahra Baitie-Boateng, Head of Partnerships & Programs, Africaโ€™s Business Heroes Prize Competition.

The Jack Ma Foundation's โ€œAfricaโ€™s Business Heroesโ€ Competition 2020 Announces Top 20 Finalists

The top 20 finalists for the Jack Ma Foundation-promoted prize; Entrepreneurs from across Africa, have been selected. They represent a wide spectrum of business sectors compete to showcase the best of their entrepreneurial spirit and drive.

Vodacom is launching a super app in South Africa powered by China's Alipay

Unfortunately, after several failed attempts of trying to make the M-PESA work in South Africa, it appears like the company is ready to finally pull the plug with the pending launch of its super-app.

Applications open for Jack Ma Foundation's Africa's Business Heroes competition

The Jack Ma Foundation on Monday opened the application process for its Africaโ€™s Business Heroes competition. For 2020, winners of the pan-African business competition will split $1,5 million in grant funding to help accelerate their own businesses.

African startups invited to apply

Africa's digital technology startups are being reminded to enter Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative for 2019. The call for entries closes on 30 June 2019.

Afrikan startups can start applying to Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize from 27 March 2019

Jack Ma's competition for Afrikan digital startups has announced a launch date for 2019.

New startup hub in Kigali

New electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) has been opened in Kigali. It is the brainchild of Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma.