News and Articles About Africa
The problems of daily life in impoverished South African townships inspire remarkable entrepreneurial ingenuity.
Oliberte founder Tal Dehtiar sells handmade stylish sneaker-shoes. At the same time, he is demonstrating a new model of 'charity.'
Geoffrey Kent has created unique and rare excursions for Bill and Melinda Gates, Sting and other power players.
At a time when social entrepreneurs are hungry for eye-popping numbers -- things donated, lives changed -- Jacob Lief is going against the grain.
Thakkar, who founded a billion-dollar company in Uganda at age 15, has just been named chair of the U.N. Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council.
BitGive, founded in 2013, partners with nonprofits in the public health and environmental sectors and solicits charitable donations from Bitcoin believers.
Author Yetunde A. Odugbesan-Omede talks about how to harness -- and monetize -- a young employee's passions
The competition for IT professionals requires looking past commuting distance to your company and inspiring the candidates who are interested.
With expanding Internet access, dedicated tech hubs and a young, fast-growing population, Africa is poised for growth.
With Living Goods, Chuck Slaughter has taken up selling health products door-to-door in impoverished communities.
One couple took a trip of a lifetime. Then they started a company that changes the lives of many.
The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.
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