Tanzanian businesswoman bullish about branded food

“For intra-trade to develop within the African region, we have to focus on value addition,” says Jennifer Bash, the co-founder and CEO of Alaska Tanzania Industries Limited, a company involved in the sourcing, processing, packaging, distribution and marketing of food products in Tanzania. “When we started, most of the products that could easily be sold in Tanzania were imported,” says Bash, a marketing g...

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2017 Start Egypt Incubation Programme for Egyptian Entrepreneurs and Social Entreprises (Up to $25,000 in funding)

Background StartEgypt is an Egyptian startup initiative to inspire and support thousands of Egyptian entrepreneurs and social impact enterprises. StartEgypt is poised to support aspiring Egyptians entrepreneurs through a myriad of entrepreneurial services and activities and rich targeted content. StartEgypt is funded by the UK government, supported by the IFC and powered by Flat6Labs to inspire, incubate and supp...

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APPLY FOR THE TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME FOR AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

About the Programme Established in 2010, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is the leading philanthropy in Africa championing entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs across the continent. The Foundation’s long-term investment in empowering African entrepreneurs is emblematic of Tony Elumelu’s philosophy of Africapitalism, which positions Africa’s private sector, and most importantly entrepreneurs, as the catalyst ...

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Be inspired: CEO of Uganda’s Bakulu Power finds her feet in renewable energy game

Seven years ago, while visiting her family in the town of Gayaza, in central Uganda, Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala couldn’t help but notice the garbage on the streets. Having grown up in Canada, this was an unfamiliar sight for her. She began to wonder if the trash could be used for something productive. “When I noticed all the garbage, I became curious. Something about all the garbage really struck me. That was h...

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Westerwelle Young Founders Programme for Entrepreneurs from Developing and Emerging Economies – Spring 2018

Background The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme is a fully funded year-long programme for 25 exceptional entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies. As part of the programme, the Westerwelle Foundation hosts an annual conference in Berlin: the Young Founders Conference. Its focus is to connect young founders from developing and emerging economies with each other and with the German startup scene. Th...

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