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This post was contributed by Ropafadzo Musvaire,  a Zimbabwean entrepreneur-in-training at MEST. An established toastmaster and public speaker, she has chaired and moderated several events. She has experience in business operations, and is passionate about empowering and creating opportunities...

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EIT Spotlight: Gloria Kaguo

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, October 1st, 2018

This year, we welcomed EITs from 12 different countries to form the MEST Class of 2019 – our most Pan-African cohort yet. Several members of the new class are among the first entrepreneurs from their home countries to come...

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Linda Nanan Vallee is the Senior Advisor in charge of innovation, new ICT jobs and accompanying startups at Côte d’Ivoire’s Digital Economy Ministry and the Post. Over the past few years, she has focused efforts on bringing ICT education...

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EIT Spotlight: Ada Tapily

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, September 24th, 2018

This year, we welcomed EITs from 12 different countries to form the MEST Class of 2019 – our most Pan-African cohort yet. Several members of the new class are among the first entrepreneurs from their home countries to come...

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MEST Guest Lectures and Class of 2018 Graduation

Nazli Allie | Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

2018 marks MEST Africa’s 10th year in operation and another successful year for our graduating class of Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs). Last month, 58 EITs from 6 countries successfully completed the programme to become the 11th graduating class. This year’s cohort...

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EIT Spotlight: Ulrich Mabou

Sylvana Lewin | Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

This year, we welcomed EITs from 12 different countries to form the MEST Class of 2019. Several members of the new cohort are among the first entrepreneurs from their home countries to come to MEST. We took the opportunity...

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EIT Spotlight: Ahmed Madani

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

This year, we welcomed EITs from 12 different countries to form the MEST Class of 2019. Several members of the new cohort are among the first people from their home countries to come to MEST. We took the opportunity...

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A Brief Take on BBB (Chale Wote 2018)

Guest Contributor | Thursday, September 6th, 2018

This post was written by Emeka Ndukwe, an entrepreneur in training in the MEST class of 2019.   Sunday 26th August marked the end of the Annual Chale Wote art festival in Accra for 2018, but it was also...

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MEST WELCOMES THE CLASS OF 2019!

Nosa Omusi | Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

The year has been filled with a number of  highlights for MEST. We celebrated ten years of training, supporting and investing in African software entrepreneurs, held our third successful MEST Africa Summit in Cape Town, South Africa, and crowned...

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  Last week MEST Business Teaching Fellow Kerry Sinclair and South Africa Regional Director Victoria Jackson went to Lesotho to carry out  the UNDP & FinMark Trust Hackathon focused on financial innovation and inclusion. The hackathon was a multi-stakeholder...

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