HP Invests for Growth in Africa

HP today announced it has expanded its operations in Africa by establishing new entities in 10 of the continent’s fast-growing economies. By extending access to...

Software apps for African farmers win prizes

The increasing use of software applications (widely known as apps) in solving Africans' problems has been highlighted by the three winning entries  of the...

Nigeria: Uganda’s New Car, The Nation’s Challenge

THE launching of an electric car that the students of Makerere University made has a ringing message for Nigeria on two fronts. The car...

Surgeons use mosquito nets for cheap hernia operations

The cost of life-changing hernia operations could be cut by using mosquito net mesh instead of expensive medical products, a study has found. Mosquito mesh:...

Indigenous Brazilian tribe certified to trade carbon credits

Brazil's Paiter Suruí community has become the first indigenous group in the country to receive international certification to sell carbon credits in return for...

USAID Innovations

The following is being released by the U.S. Agency for International Development:   Financing Developing Market Growth The USAID Development Credit Authority (DCA) is an innovative model...

Developing countries ‘need a say in geoengineering debates’

Decisions on whether and how to use massive technical solutions known as 'geoengineering' to mitigate or reverse climate change must involve developing countries, a session on...

Nigeria’s new science fund takes US as its model

Nigeria is to get a dedicated science fund similar to the US National Science Foundation, to provide support for research in the country. The government says the fund...

South Africa: 2012 – Trends in the contact centre

Change is afoot in the South African contact centre industry, as savvy companies realise that their customers are communicating with them in new and...

Samsung Inspires Fans for Africa’s biggest football tournament

Company creates spaces for fans to enjoy matches and share their passion for the game. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (http://www.samsung.com), a global leader in the consumer electronics...

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