IPA 2015 nominees

Here are the 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa Awards 2015

Africa Innovative Foundation (AIF) has announced the nominees for its Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015. The organisation received a record 925 applications from 41 countries for its prestigious IPA awards, surpassing the previous year’s entry record of 903. This year’s finalists showcase a diverse range of innovations from agriculture, to education and e-health. The […]

She Leads Africa

Apply for Huawei -She Leads Africa Fellowship

She Leads Africa in partnership with Huawei is providing female tech entrepreneurs from across Africa the opportunity to visit China, the technology giant and receive a first-hand experience. Eligible applicants must be women between the ages of 18-40 who are building a technology business focused on Africa with brilliant start up ideas and a vibrant […]

Seven Wooden Sculputures

Bonhams “Africa Now” auction showcases works of Enwonwu, Egonu, Glover

African Modern and Contemporary Art is currently one of the hottest properties in the art world. The desire for collectors to acquire these works grows every year, as does the interest from museums and opinion formers in the art world. For centuries, African and European art had largely followed independent trajectories. However, by 1950 a […]

Francis DUFAY

Francis DUFAY appointed to head JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire

African e-commerce operator, JUMIA, has formalized the appointment of Francis DUFAY as the head of its subsidiary in Côte d’Ivoire. This announcement follows the appointment of Fatoumata BA with whom Francis DUFAY led JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire since April 2014, to the position of Managing Director at JUMIA Nigeria. Having arrived in April 2014 as Co-Managing […]

Giles Peppiatt

“There is a new scramble for Africa – for art!” – Giles Peppiatt

Giles Peppiatt, the art specialist responsible for creating an international market for Contemporary African art, will give a press presentation at Alara on 22nd April in Lagos. Peppiatt holds the only specialist auctions of Modern and Contemporary African art outside of Africa. He will address the question of why there has been such a huge […]