Blog entries from: Timbuktu Chronicles

"A view of Africa and Africans with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, practical remedies and other self sustaining activities.".....Emeka Okafor

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September 2 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Sep 2 2014, 09:32:00

From the BBC's New Entrepreneurs series:

Three students had time on their hands in the summer of 2009 when their university lecturers in Nigeria went on strike.

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September 1 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 1 2014, 21:59:00

From AEG:

'The Next Black' is a documentary film that explores the future of clothing. Watch as we meet with some of the most innovative companies on the planet to get their opinion on clothing and its future, including: heroes of sustainability, Patagonia; tech-clothing giants, Studio XO; sportswear icon, adidas; and Biocouture, a consultancy exploring living organisms to grow clothing and accessories.

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 1 2014, 15:55:00

Thembi Mutch writing in ThinkAfrica:

...there has also been a noticeable burst of directors shooting films on incredibly low budgets, often on their smart phones and in local transport (tro-tro in Ghana, dala dala in Tanzania, matatus in Uganda).

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 1 2014, 15:20:00

Odeshi in conversation with Victor Asemota founder of Swifta:

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August 31 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sun Aug 31 2014, 22:33:00

In Kenya, multiple profiles of young farmers from the Agro-Environment Initiative incubator:

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August 30 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Aug 30 2014, 17:11:00

Practical Action's Promoting Smallholder Market Engagement Project

TBL Mirror Fund a provider of Venture Capital for East African Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Aug 30 2014, 17:00:00

A Design Network Africa profile:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Aug 30 2014, 16:56:00

Founded by Dzigbordi Dosoo:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Aug 30 2014, 16:37:00

Bill Zimmerman writing in 27 months:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Aug 30 2014, 09:47:00

Superb product design from Fanakalo for Khulu Soaps:

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