SA agency devises new fingerprint technology

Researchers at the South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed an electronic fingerprint system that allows for faster, more accurate...

Apply for the 2014 WISE Awards – World Innovation Summit for Education

WISE was inaugurated by Qatar Foundation in 2009 under the patronage of its Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. WISE is an international,...

Prestigious Prize Identifies Groundbreaking Innovations in Africa

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa (NOFSA), osteoporosis is on the rise in Africa, especially among African women, due to urbanization...

Samsung Africa launches Solar Powered Internet Schools

Samsung Africa launched its Solar Powered Internet School model at the Samsung Engineering Academy in Boksburg, South Africa on October 25. A world-first; the...

Question Box brings world of information to villagers

A project to enable rural people, many of them illiterate, to get whatever question they want answered has been deemed a success by its...

South Africa’s state of innovation report to be released in Pretoria

The event will include the launch of the National STI portal that will serve as a credible central repository for innovation-related data South Africa’s state...

Successful innovation depends on engaging the grassroots

Technological innovation can't be imposed on poor people — they must be engaged to select ideas that suit their lives, writes Lawrence Gudza. Technological innovation is...

TWAS hears calls for more science collaborations

Developing world science academies should meet and exchange information more often to assess their shared challenges, South Africa's minister for science and technology,...

GTUC ventures into healthcare

The Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) is partnering the Aalborg University of Denmark to explore how Information Communication and Technology (ICT) could be used...

Innovation Africa Summit in Cape Town to Bring Together World Leaders in ICT, Education...

CAPE TOWN, SA, 19 June 2012 – Featuring participation by top level ministers and officials from across Africa as well as representatives of the...

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