IDRC cuts regional offices and ends innovation programme

Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has announced that it is closing two of its six regional offices, and terminating support for its "Innovation...

Kenya: Women Set to Make Their Mark in Politics

Nairobi — The August 2012 elections in Kenya will open doors to massive political participation by women for the first time ever. The new constitution...

2014 African Economic Conference to focus on knowledge and innovation

The critical role which knowledge and innovation should play in Africa's development will be the focus of this year's African Economic Conference (AEC) scheduled...

Deadline Approaches for $6,500 Africa-Adapt Innovation Fund

The deadline for submissions for Africa-Adapt's 2nd annual knowledge sharing innovation fund of $6,500 of 3rd September is fast approaching. The fund seeks to...

Queen’s academics launch new African enterprise directory

Queen’s University Management School (QUMS) academics launched a new Directory to help increase innovation and enterprise within the 19 countries of Southern and Eastern...

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

June 5th, closing date of the 8th The Arab Technology Business Plan Competition...

22 countries submitted 76 proposed projects and ASTF invite the entrepreneurs in the UAE and all countries of the Maghreb and Mashreq to participate. Dr. Abdalla...

Innovation pays off for young entrepreneur

By –SAnews.gov.za Lightbulbs have revolutionised the way the world addresses lighting needs - but few of us know how much damage irresponsible disposal of these...

Orange Money reaches 3 million customers in Africa

Orange Money reaches 3 million customers and plans to extend its offer in cooperation with Western Union Orange Money has reached the threshold of 3...

Reshaping African PhDs for development

By Cheryl de la Rey - SciDev.Net With the growing recognition that knowledge and innovation are critical contributors to national wealth and welfare, postgraduate education...

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