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...

African Entrepreneurs & Innovation

From The Planet Earth Institute There is little doubt that the African continent is in for an exciting voyage of growth and development, both of...

University of Johannesburg solar car wins innovation award

The University of Johannesburg has received the award for technology and innovation at the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge. The University of Johannesburg announced in a...

The French-Tunisian IT Alliance at GITEX for the first time will introduce innovative companies

12 companies (6 French-Tunisian duos) will be at the GITEX for the first time in a dedicated part of the French Pavilion to present...

African Startups Fast-Tracked by Microsoft’s Second Round of Innovation Grant

Each innovation grant winner will receive financial endowment and access to Microsoft platforms. Microsoft will also provide each startup with one-on-one mentorship. “It is...

The Young Innovators Competition is looking for talented young social entrepreneurs

The Young Innovators Competition is looking for talented young social entrepreneurs using technology creatively to meet a range of  real-life developmental challenges. If you are...

Microsoft 4Afrika announces AfriLabs ‘Collaboration Challenge’ to promote sustainability of innovation hubs across Africa

Microsoft 4Afrika has announced a new Collaboration Challenge with AfriLabs to increase knowledge sharing across the hub network in Africa and spur innovation. The...

African Technology and Innovation Leaders To Visit MIT

High-ranking African leaders in science, technology and innovation will gather at MIT on September 23 and 24 to explore areas for mutual cooperation. The...

Innovation, engine room of development

The recent global economic downturn, triggered by the malaise experienced by the western world, has enhanced the need for concerted public sector reforms in...

UNAOC And BMW Group Announce Intercultural Innovation Winners

- UN Secretary General lauds winners as contributors to global peace, prosperity  The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group announced the...

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