AfDB stages first Tech Innovation Weekend in Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) hosted an inaugural Innovation Weekend at its headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from October 9-11. The goal: to find...

SA: Incentivise companies to boost innovation

By - SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - Government should incentivise people so as to encourage them to be innovative and succeed, says a representative of the Trade...

AIF announces IPA 2016 Call for Applications

Africa’s most prestigious innovation Awards celebrates its 5 year milestone in catalysing the innovation spirit in Africa! Are you an African ground breaker? Can you...

Rwanda: Minister Nsengimana urges young innovators to be driven by passion

The Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana advises young innovators in Rwanda to be driven by passion and be smart to what...

37 students represent African innovation at ISEF

Representing the continent are 11 students from South Africa, with the remainder from Kenya, Nigeria and Egypt. “In what can only be described as a...

AIF announces the 10 nominees for its annual Innovation Prize for Africa Awards

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has announced the 10 nominees for its annual Innovation Prize for Africa Awards. This year, AIF received a record 925 applications...

Botswana Innovation Hub collaborates with Microsoft, others to launch first telemedicine service over TV...

The Botswana Innovation Hub, in collaboration with Microsoft, the Botswana-UPenn Partnership (BUP), Global Broadband Solutions, Vista Life Sciences, BoFiNet, Adaptrum and USAID-NetHope, has launched...

Intel and Luxottica Group Announce Multiyear Collaboration for Wearable Tech

THE NEW YORK TIMES INTERNATIONAL LUXURY CONFERENCE – Intel Corporation and Luxottica Group S.p.A (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX) today unveiled a multiyear R&D collaboration...

Etisalat celebrates winners of the 2014 Pan-African Prize for Innovation

It was another moment of joy and celebration for winners of the 2014 edition of the Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation, when the two...

Initiatives from 5 Continents Win Guangzhou Awards

- Antioquia, Bristol, Hangzhou clinched double titles; Christchurch, Dakar also honoured for shareable and practical urban innovations Urban innovative initiatives by Antioquia of Colombia, Bristol...

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