Tanzania finds cash for Mandela science institute

The East African hub of the ambitious, pan-African Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) appears set for completion later this...

Before Your Next African Investment

Ndubuisi Ekekwe has kindly granted AfricanBrains permission to republish his article originally posted at Harvard Business Review on 11 Jan 2011. While attending a UN-sponsored workshop...

African chemistry booming, but funding is scarce

African chemistry is booming, according to scientists who gathered this week at a conference in Johannesburg from across the continent to kick off...

UN: Africa’s acquired technologies shows potential industrial recovery

21 January 2011 – Africa’s rapid acquisition of industrial technologies is an indication that the continent is joining other developing regions in building a...

Zambia: Government to launch VC Fund

The Zambian Government is to set up a Venture Capital Fund this year with seed money amounting to $4 million to provide equity financing...

Ghana: South Africa to invest US$252.5m

The total value of registered South African investments in the country is estimated at US$252.469million. The investments cover a total of 70 projects from...

10% increase in African IT spending in 2011

Kampala Projections by global research firm, International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that the IT market in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey will surpass $60...

Silicon Valley firm to invest in East African ICT talent

In the spirit of spreading the success of Silicon Valley to the world, executives of a technology investment firm based in Silicon Valley were...

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

Africa: More investment when leaders study overseas

African leaders who attend universities abroad attract more sustained foreign investment to their home countries than those locally trained, according to a study of...

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