SNAPSHOTS FROM ADDIS Maisha Technologies has won the respect of major funders and potential clients. It’s now set to become the first company to manufacture drones inside Ethiopia – but it’s a long, and occasionally turbulent, journey to get there.
The British Council and Social Enterprise UK are supporting people from 15 UK social enterprises to attend next week's Social Enterprise World Forum in Addis Ababa, helping increase the diversity of attendees.
The latest research into social enterprise in Turkey finds a small but rapidly growing sector, working in areas such as improving education and supporting refugees. Yet more recognition is needed for social enterprises to truly fulfil their potential.
There is no shortage of social innovation programmes in Hong Kong’s universities, but new research shows that scholars need to engage in more practical activity and collaborations outside academia to really tackle the territory’s social challenges.
The entrepreneurs taking part in Pakistan's first ever creative enterprise incubator have products with the potential to strengthen families, preserve traditional arts and generate jobs – but first their founders must learn how to run a great business.
In Ghana, Soronko Academy is training the next generation of female computer scientists and challenging long-held gender stereotypes. DICE Young Storymaker Imani Dlamini meets founder Regina Honu to find out more.
Our final Chain Reaction interview in the run-up to the Social Enterprise World Forum, Zambian Likumbi Kapihya talks to Sabrina Chakori in Australia about why it takes courage and a 'bit of crazy' to pursue impact as well as profit.
Ethiopia's economy is skyrocketing, its reformist prime minister is admired worldwide and its social enterprise scene is buzzing – making Addis Ababa the perfect venue for this year's Social Enterprise World Forum, happening this month.