SA: must sharpen innovative edge: GovTech 2014

South Africa needs to sharpen its innovative edge and continue contributing to global scientific and technological advancement, says Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga...

Investing in People-Centered Innovation and Technology Essential to Africa’s Development

Innovation and technology can serve as a springboard for economic transformation provided they are driven by people. This was the message put forward by...

Finalists for 2014 Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation Announced

Etisalat Nigeria today announced the finalists for the 2014 Pan-African Prize for innovation, which will shine the light on creativity in the African Broadband...

SA: Innovation key to economic growth

By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, says BRICS countries must continue to embrace innovation as a key driver for economic growth. “Innovation is...

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...

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