Text message network connects offline farmers in Kenya
WeFarm, a Kenyan text-based network of small-scale farmers, allows people to ask a question by text message and receive advice from peers.
Zuckerberg hails Nigerian founder of women support group
The Facebook founder praises a US-based Nigerian woman for running a secret support group on the social media platform.
Solar start-up seeks to plug in African rural homes
Azuri Technologies' solar system provides Senegalese rural homes with eight hours of lighting each day, using mobile phone payments.
Kenyan women lead rise of Airbnb female entrepreneurs
The home-renting site empowers Kenyan women to earn money, with one-third of female hosts' annual household expenditure coming from Airbnb.