Developing countries
Do Weak Governments Doom Developing Countries to Poverty?

When you read what economists have to say about development, it is easy to be disheartened about the prospects for […]

Ghana MEST and France PARIS&Co partnership to back Ghanaian startups

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Ghana and PARIS&Co, the economic development and innovation agency of Paris, have […]

African Startups
African startups invited to the Swiss fintech accelerator F10, in Zurich

African startups in the fintech, insurtech and regtech spaces have been invited to apply for the Switzerland-based F10 accelerator programme, […]

Kenyan entrepreneurs pitch their startups during Uber rides

  Uber and Mettā, in conjunction with Nairobi Innovation Week, are giving Kenyan entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their startups […]

Win a scholarship to SingularityU Global Solutions Programme

Applications are open to the SingularityU East Africa edition of the Global Impact Challenge, with the winner to secure a […]

Tunisia is Ready for Business

The commitment of the World Bank Group to support Tunisia in its economic transition is so comprehensive that the Bank […]

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) Launch “Boost Africa”, Support for 1,500 Startups

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in partnership with the European Commission have launched Boost […]

Traction Camp; An Initiative to Support Growth-Oriented Entrepreneurs in East Africa

M:lab East Africa and the World Bank Group today launched Traction Camp, a new initiative developed to support emerging digital […]