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2018 was a big year at MEST! From celebrating our tenth anniversary all year long to launching exciting partnerships with organizations like Facebook and Klarity, we’ve seen some incredible growth and continued striving toward our mission. The year featured...

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EIT Spotlight: Funsho Olaniyi

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, January 7th, 2019

Every year, we welcome a new cohort of exceptional EITs to MEST. This year our cohort came from 12 different countries with a variety of backgrounds. Each EIT has a unique reason for coming to MEST as well as...

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On November 8, 2018, MEST Africa and Innocircle took to Lagos to organize a conversation with key experts around the impact of the aerospace industry in Nigeria.  The meetup was an extension of the #Africa4Future Initiative, a joint acceleration...

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Bizlynx, the network of investors, corporates and SMEs brought to you by NexInnova and MEST was launched on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 at Kukun in Osu with Vodafone Business Solutions as the headline sponsor. Bizlynx’s purpose is to forge business...

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Figma Africa Nairobi (UX With Zeddy)

MEST | Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

This post was contributed by MEST Class of 2018 alumna Gathigia Njiiri. Thursday 13th December, on a calm evening … down here in Nairobi, Figma Africa community gathered to learn and discuss designing for innovation. How do you start, how...

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EIT Spotlight: Ahmed Elmi

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

This year, we welcomed EITs from 12 different countries to form the MEST Class of 2019. Several member 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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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Complete Farmer Co-Founder and COO, and member of the MEST family, Charles Ofosuhene. He was a dear friend, devoted entrepreneur and vital part of the MEST and KIC...

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