A Berlin-based startup has made it possible for customers in Germany to order tailor-made products directly from the artisans in Nigeria, Kenya or Rwanda.
Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting traditional methods and crafts from the continent.
Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa.
On this week's Eco Africa, houses made from plastic bottles in Nigeria, a Kenyan start-up for fresh fish, and a project in Ghana fighting to save the endangered hippo.
Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birthrates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and jobs rise.
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