Is Industry 4.0 relevant in Africa?

    Although Africa may not be at an advanced stage when it comes to automation, industry 4.0 is a revolution. And by definition, revolutions eventually take over, so in short - it's coming!   There are many branches…

Living a mission driven life, doing things that matter.

  We are all grappling with existential questions. About who we are, or want to be. But perhaps the most profound of these questions is about how we should interact with the world around us.   New generations are now…

Local infrastructure

  The story of African infrastructure is complex and often cannot be distilled into a simple discussion.   It is one rooted in its colonial past, mirrors the socialism that  characterized post-independence Africa…

Eco-entrepreneurship and the importance of environmental conservation

  We have written extensively on the impact of social entrepreneurship within the Africa continent, detailing the important contributions that it has made. One particular area of social entrepreneurship  that has grown in leaps…

"Corpo-working" Companies now joining the coworking bandwagon

  Co-working has traditionally been thought of as the exclusive domain of start-ups and freelancers. But of late, traditional corporate companies have come to appreciate the value of adopting a co-working environment. The success…

Flow of finance into African markets

      Andela is perhaps the biggest tech story to come out of Africa in recent years with investments from Google and Facebook  founder, Mark Zuckerberg’s Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative. But CRE Venture Capital…

Maintaining a healthy life throughout your work-life

  The term ‘work-life balance” is often bandied around, but one is left wondering what it means. After all we have our own preferences and that determines what the optimal dynamic is for anyone. The term “work-life integration”…

The Co-living phenomenon

    On this episode of the wisinomad Dialogue Series, we are joined by the CEO and co-founder of Coconat, a project she has been devoted to for a long time. Coconat is a mix of co-living and co-working space, as well…

Investor protection efforts by African governments

    In last week’s blog we discussed the next African industries poised to take off. But the classic economic equation dictates that for production to take place there should be financing capital and labor capital. Here…

10 Quick facts you didn't know about Africa

    Because we love Africa so much, we thought to share a few cool facts you might not know about Africa. Perhaps, we can get you to love Africa as much as we do!   The first African country to legalize same-sex…