Baobab+, a solar home systems distributor in West Africa, has raised €4 million in financing for the expansion of its activities in Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. The amount was raised in two rounds of €2 million each from Shell’s Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund (EEGF), managed by Triple Jump, the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy […]
We’ve heard all kinds of excuses from our tailors. Some seem plausible, others make you want to sit on the floor and cry. When Marly Diallo was in Accra for a business trip a few years ago, her trusted tailor, who had delayed on a dress, told her it was because there hadn’t been any light. She knew he was telling the truth.
The Nigerian government is eyeing 11,000 megawatts of electricity by 2023 after signing an agreement with German multinational company Siemens to improve the country’s erratic power supply.
The prize showcases entrepreneurs offering innovative products or services that meet the needs of Africans in fields such as health, agriculture, education, energy, industry or trade.
M-KOPA, a solar power provider in Kenya, has won the Zayed Future Energy prize in the Small and Medium Enterprise category.