In African agriculture, information is power

Ghana: You don’t have to spend long in many African agricultural markets to realise the need for better information. Farmers lack prices, traders need...

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Women and girls in rural areas shoulder the burden of carrying water over long distances in buckets on their heads. This is not only...

Biking for a better world

Do you take the car, train or bicycle to work? We have so many choices getting from A to B that it’s hard to...

IPO builds international links with Nigeria

A landmark copyright agreement has been signed between the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and counterparts from Nigeria. The agreement is the first of its...

African Online Content and Services Come of Age

Last week's Mobile Entertainment World in Cape Town began to crystallize the beginning of successful, business-worthy African online content. It brought together a handful...

Sierra Leone: Using Technology to Close the Gender Gap

Moves are afoot in Sierra Leone to empower women through mobile phone ownership and improved computer literacy. Empowering women through improved computer literacy Admire Bio...

Tech4Africa launches award, calls for entries

Tech4Africa, the continent's only web and emerging technology conference, is calling for entries to its inaugural Tech4Africa Innovation Award. The award, open to individuals...

UNECA & AIF announce The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the first Innovation Prize for Africa...

NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary competition extended to 31 August 2011

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) have joined forces in celebrating...

South Africa DTI to honour entrepreneurs

Pretoria - Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies is to honour entrepreneurs at the Quality Awards next week. The aim of the awards is...

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