KivuHub founder: the Democratic Republic of Congo can be the next Silicon Valley!

 Building and running a tech start-up in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is not for the faint-hearted, let alone turning one’s small venture into a mature, profitable enterprise. The 2018 Doing Business report by the World Bank after all ranks the country as 182nd out of 190 countries, a result of poor access to electricity, cumbersome property registration and paying taxes rules, inadequate enforcement of contracts, and other challenges. Afrinection member KivuHub, the region's first tech incubation hub, is trying to make things easier for tech start-ups. We spoke to founder and CEO Eliud Aganze. 

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Posting (and finding) jobs on Afrinection: Africa’s prime entrepreneurial Network

Afrinection’s online networking platform allows registered users to apply for jobs listed on our jobs board as well as post their own new jobs. As a company, this is the most stress-free process of posting a job in the digital age and finding new talent. Under the JOBS TAB on the Afrinection website, you won’t be able to miss the big, green “Post a New Job” button! This is where your African networking experience begins if you are looking to connect with African professionals and job seekers. Posting a job on Afrinection comprises five easy steps!

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Morocco is calling all African start-ups and innovators - and all holiday makers, too!

It’s almost time for the Startup Grind 2018 Africa Conference! Taking place in Casablanca, Morocco, from 14-15 November this is the event for startups from across the continent. The first day comprises a full-day of sessions led by Africa’s top CEOs and influencers as well as dynamic networking events and investor meetings. The day will be concluded with a spectacular welcome party, following by the conference on 15 November. After the event, why not stay for a while to explore whatever else Morocco has to offer? There are at least 11 things you can do, writes AllTheRooms.com. 

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