The power missing from Africa’s biotech sector

By SciDev.Net- Anita Makri Money is power, the saying goes. Sure enough, the fraction of GDP invested into science and technology (S&T) is a telling...

AU Hosts 2017 “Girls in ICT” Day

On Girls in ICT Day, marked annually on the fourth Thursday in April, the African Union Commission jointly with the United Nations International Telecommunication...

Highlights from Power Africa at Africa Energy Forum

Through grant signings, facilitated events, and targeted meetings with government and private sector partners, Power Africa plans to further increase the number of transactions...

Digitization of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty

One Acre Fund cut payment losses and collection costs by over 80 percent, boosting farmers’ satisfaction and economic opportunity A new case study (http://APO.af/v5Wxdm) by...

Facebook partners with Ogilvy & Mather South Africa to nurture young South African creatives

Facebook’s Creative Shop partnered with Ogilvy & Mather South Africa to host a three-day hackathon for graduates pursuing advertising and marketing careers. The young...

Are you Egypt’s next top Social Entrepreneurs?

‘Hackathon’ contest looks for Egyptian solutions to environmental problems in the fields of Energy, Recycling and Sustainable Farming The British Embassy in Cairo launched a...

GE leads the end to end power technology debate at PowerGen and DistribuTech 2017...

The electricity industry in Africa is undergoing massive transformation and the old linear model of conducting electricity affairs is being challenged and tested, as...

9th Africa Carbon Forum, Cotonou, Benin, 28 – 30 June 2017

Collaborative climate action for sustainable development in Africa. Come to Cotonou for the 9th Africa Carbon Forum to engage in promoting climate action in Africa. The...

African tech start-ups pitch poverty solutions

SciDev.Net - Aisling Irwin A competition to find start-ups that could improve lives in Africa has highlighted the growing trend to tackle poverty through entrepreneurship. Tiny companies...

Innovation Africa 2017 – Africa’s Official Ministerial Summit for Education & ICT

Industry and government are looking forward with anticipation to Innovation Africa 2017 which will see the gathering of ministers and government officials at Africa’s leading...

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