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A survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics showed that many micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises do not live past their second year. Considering the huge population of young people in Kenya, it would be good to carry out the MbeleNaBiz program more regularly.
Africa has undergone a remarkable journey over the past 30 years. The continent has not only leapfrogged legacy technology and systems into a more relevant future, but it has done so despite challenging circumstances.
Rural electrification was hailed as a game-changer in improving the livelihoods of people in rural areas of Kenya. It didn't go as planned because for people to use electricity, there needs to be some form of economic empowerment.
Mobile money transfers have become the norm in Somalia. Transactions total as much as $2,7bn a month.
Aerobotics, a South African startup that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to process satellite and drone imagery and deliver insights to farmers, reports that it has successfully closed a Series A funding round of approximately $2 million. The funding round saw participation from investors such as Nedbank Group, AgFunder,