In the media

Many African and pan-African media relayed the preparation and holding of the first edition of FIDEA. These articles, television and radio spots report on the ambition of the FIDEA day devoted to the development of entrepreneurship in Africa as well as on the scope of the FIDEA 2017 Startup Contest. This media coverage illustrates the interest aroused by this event within the local and pan-African community.

  • Zakaria MAMOU, Co-founder of FIDEA and Florent Kpapou FARE, President of the partner association VS -Togo, invited on the set of the international news channel New World TV for the program "Echanges" where they discussed live the theme of FIDEA 2017: "Entrepreneurship: an indispensable tool for the development of the African continent? ». The programme was then broadcasted for more than 3 weeks. 

 

  • Tv Report of the State channel: Télévision Togolaise (TVT) on FIDEA and the FIDEA 2017 Startup Contest in the Journal Télévisé on Friday 26th of May (day of the Forum). 
     

  • New World TV report on FIDEA and the FIDEA 2017 Startup Contest in the Journal Télévision on Friday 26th of May (day of the Forum).

 

  • Report in Radio Lomé (radio publique nationale) in the daily news on the holding FIDEA. 

  • Report in Radio Kanal FM in the daily news on the holding of the FIDEA.

 

  • Zakaria MAMOU, Clara GERMAIN Co-founders of FIDEA and Benjamin AYIKOE, invited on the set of Radio Carré Jeunes for the program « Acteurs de Développement Durable » (ADD) to talk about the FIDEA and the stakes of entrepreneurship on the African continent. ​
     

  • The Togolese Republic through its platform Republiquetogolaise.com spoke of the FIDEA day as "a date to remember for the young budding entrepreneurs of the continent" through an article published on April 24:  «  Développement de l’entrepreneuriat en Afrique : Lomé accueille un forum international le 26 mai »​
     

  • Togo Presse  reported on the FIDEA day in Lomé by mentioning the importance of its holding "The objective of this meeting is to emphasize the importance of entrepreneurial initiative and to encourage Togolese youth to create and dare".  
     

  • Les Dépêches de Brazzaville announced the holding of the Forum, describing FIDEA as "A forum to highlight unexplored sectors in Africa". 
     

  • In their article of the 2nd of May, Les Afriques relayed the announcement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the Forum would be held in the Togolese capital, thus recalling its objective and the day's programme. 

  • CôteD’Ivoire.net announced the holding of the FIDEA in its publication of 3 May by recalling the announcement of the Togolese Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the holding of the Forum by recalling its scope, the program as well as its objective to "sensitize young people" to entrepreneurial initiative. announced the holding of the FIDEA in its publication of 3 May by recalling the announcement of the Togolese Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the holding of the Forum by recalling its scope, the program as well as its objective to "sensitize young people" to entrepreneurial initiative. 

 

  • Africa Top Success Africa Top Success recalls the holding of the FIDEA and its role which is "to draw public attention to the importance of entrepreneurial initiative on the African continent".

  • Togo Breaking News mentioned the FIDEA day as being "rich in communications that allowed participants to identify all the tools available to entrepreneurs" while citing the involvement of partners.

  • Togo Tribune quotes "The highlight of the Forum was the "Start-up" competition" in its article "Afropreneurs acquire entrepreneurial tools at FIDEA" while citing the technical support provided by the partners for the winners of the competition.​
     

  • Société Civile Média reminds in its article of May 16: "Togo-Entrepreneurship: Lomé hosts the first edition of the FIDEA on May 26" the holding of the Forum, the program of the day and the registration formalities.
     

  • News a Lomé News a Lomé has taken over the FIDEA Program as well as the objectives of the Forum to announce its holding.
     

  • Africa RDV highlights the 1st winner of the FIDEA 2017 Startup Contest Achille NOUSSIA and his project CivicBag and recalls the various prizes he received including the trophy and the coaching and fundraising support by the partners of the Forum.
     

  • Togo Top Info announces the holding of the Forum and its objectives and qualifies the future impact of the Forum as "positive among African youth in general and students in particular.».
     

  • Ici Lomé  publishes on the eve of the FIDEA in its news the holding of the FIDEA in the Togolese capital and reminds that "This meeting is part of the reflections to be carried out on the entrepreneurial plan between now and 2050".

  • Tech en Afrique gives an interview to Zakaria MAMOU", co-founder of the FIDEA where he talks about the success of the Forum where "More than 350 people attended the Forum and our first objective was achieved: we made a good number of young Togolese aware of the importance of entrepreneurial initiative".
     

  • Initiatyvs described the holding of the Forum as "an initiative in the fight against unemployment" and also announced that it would be held and how to register.
     

  • PA-LUNION relayed the launch of the FIDEA on the very day it took place.
     

  • Société Civile Média grants an interview to Zakaria MAMOU Co-founder of FIDEA where he underlined the importance of the Forum and the stakes of entrepreneurship in the face of unemployment which "is and will be the solution to face this problem".
     

  • Lomé Chrono highlighted the first winner of the FIDEA 2017 Startup Contest FIDEA 2017 and its CivicBag project and described FIDEA as "an initiative that promotes creativity among young people."
     

  • Gapola looks back on the success of the FIDEA and recalls the high point of the FIDEA 2017 Startup FIDEA contest by quoting the first 3 winners of the contest.

 

  • Société Civile Média grants an interview to Florent Kpapou FARE President of Voisins Solidaires Togo where he "thanked all our partners in this case: ESCE-Paris, Creative Mushrooms, DL Coworking, Fonds Gari".

  • Ifrii in his article "Who will win the FIDEA prize? "relayed the call for entries for the FIDEA 2017 Startup Contest.   

  • PA-LUNION in his article "Who will take up the challenge? "relayed the call for entries for the FIDEA 2017 Startup Contest.
     

  • Tech en Afrique also announced the holding of the Forum and its importance in terms of its role in "instilling an entrepreneurial dynamic in young people".