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Mastercard & Ecobank Partner to Get More African Farmers Connected

America's Mastercard and Togo's Ecobank Group yesterday announced a new partnership to connect millions of smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to Mastercard’s Farm Pass – a digital platform that makes it safer and easier for farmers to sell their...

Agritech: How Leveraging Technology Can Help African Farmers

Case studies across Africa demonstrate the positive impact that access to even the most basic mobile technology can offer smallholder farmers. This underscores the importance of driving inclusive access to digital technology, especially mobile-based, to help the continent’s farmers...

SA’s Maize Farmers Set to Benefit From this New Agritech Innovation

American agritech corporation Corteva Agriscience has today announced the official introduction of its PowerCore technology to South Africa’s maize farmers. The solution is a new high-performing, herbicide-resistant seed trait that effectively helps protect crops from damaging above-ground insects, such as...

AgriTourZA is Rewarding R100,000 to Limpopo’s Top Technopreneurs and Innovators

On June 29th, many hopeful tech-entrepreneurs walked into the lion’s den to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges during AgriTourZA's Limpopo Innovation Platform Demo Day. AgriTourZA's Limpopo Innovation Platform is an innovative start-up programme that sets out...

Agritech SupPlant Raises $10-Million to Accelerate South African Agriculture Growth

Today SupPlant, a leading precision agriculture hardware-software solution, has announced its recent funding round, raising $10-million partially dedicated to accelerating its penetration into the South African Market. The round is co-led by Boresight Capital, Menomadin Foundation, Smart-Agro Fund and...

Tech-Driven Agriculture to Boost 50,000 Women and Youth Farmers in Nigeria

Building on its work to boost food security in Nigeria through technology-driven agricultural services, Thrive Agric has launched a 1-year project to support 50,000 smallholder farmers growing rice, maize, and soybean. This comes as part of Thrive Agric's commitment to strengthen...

Tech is Essential in Developing a Flourishing Agriculture Sector in Africa

Africa should be in a great position to feed itself and play a significant role in feeding about nine billion people by 2050. For this to be realised, however, significant reforms have to be made to leverage the current...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. From the most popular apps in the South African Appstore and the country's most valuable telecoms to 5 distinct ways...
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Top 5 Gadgets that were highly Expected in 2024

The following are 2024 top 5 gadgets that are/ were highly expected according to Menstuff. 1. LG’s see-through Signature OLED...
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