Entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana is using spinach to build his business and promote healthy living

Khayelitsha’s “Spinach King” is building a healthy eating empire

Inspiring young entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana started with a good idea and R40. Today he has expanded his small-scale spinach-bread making business into a range...
Game For Humanity, Mark Buhrer, card game, community, positive contribution, social entrepreneurship

New card game encourages South Africans to become positive forces in communities

The creator of a new local card game – Game for Humanity –  that encourages kind deeds and community sharing, is aiming to inspire...
ChemStart kit, Bathabile Mpofu, STEM learning, education in South Africa

South African chemistry kit to inspire young scientists

A locally created chemistry experiment kit was created to ignite a love of science in learners. Developed by social entrepreneur Bathabile Mpofu, ChemStart is...
Aline Okello

Innovative software tackles climate change and rainwater harvesting in Mozambique

A mobile app, designed by a Mozambican civil engineer, uses real-time climate data to help farmers in the region harvest rainwater more effectively. The...
M-Pesa

M-Pesa at 10: How Africa become the leader in mobile money

M-Pesa, the world’s largest mobile money network, has enabled millions of Africans to gain access to safe and secure banking solutions. The idea has...
saving money

Safer community saving with locally designed stokvel app

Yethu is a new locally developed app that helps make community stokvel saving safer and easier.CD AndersonYethu, a new mobile app designed to make...
South Africa ranks 30 for worldwide innovation influence

South Africa ranks 30 for worldwide innovation influence

South Africa has ranked moderately in a report showcasing how domestic policy can foster global innovation. South Africa came in at 30 out of 56 countries. Kenya was the only other African country to be featured in the rankings.
IBM South Africa invests in skills

IBM South Africa invests in skills, education

With its R700-million, 10-year equity equivalent investment programme, IMB South Africa will work with the Department of Trade and Industry to build a research hub at Wits University, as well as foster enterprise development and grow deep skills in the country.
Africa is future for software entrepreneurs

Africa is future for software entrepreneurs

A tech guru based in the city of San Francisco says Africa has the potential to create a new wave of global software entrepreneurs. He is excited about the possibilities of the continent, which will have 50% of the world's working population by 2040.

Six South Africans on top 30 list

Forbes has named its 30 under 30 - its list of the 30 most promising entrepreneurs in Africa under the age of 30. Six are from South Africa, but all are "entrepreneurs with fresh ideas". They were nominated by readers, and judges looked at business size, location, struggles and determination.

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