Launch of Hotel.Africa & releases its international hotel booking and its flight booking website. In 2013, there were only 300 Nigerian hotels listed online. Mark Essien, CEO of, saw an opportunity in building an African focused OTA to give hotels in most obscure areas visibility and to help consumers find a place to stay in all the […]

Startup Cargonaught off to France after winning Airbus BizLab AEROmobility pitch

Cape Town-based airship startup Cargonaught has won the Airbus BizLab AEROmobility pitching competition. The startup beat six other startups to clinch an all expenses paid trip to France and Germany, where the company will meet experts from Airbus and get technical support for three-months thereafter. The other finalists to pitch at the event held at the Bandwitdth Barn in Cape […]