Protecting Innovators – The Reason for AfricanBrains

Our recent post "Kenya: High Costs Deny Students Ability to Patent Innovations" talks of how students in Kenya are losing out on having their...

Kenya: High Costs Deny Students Ability to Patent Innovations

Reproduced from Beyond the First World with kind permission. Youths could be losing out on having their innovations patented due to financial limitations and...

UNEP Launches Young Environmental Journalist Award Africa

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in collaboration with the US Government, recently launched the Young Environmental Journalist Award Africa. Radio,...

2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship – Finalists Announced

The 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, managed by The Legatum Group and Omidyar Network, have announced the 10 finalists of small and medium-sized businesses...

South Africa: Investors keen on solar park

Upington - More than 400 local and foreign investors, who attended the two-day Solar Park conference organised by the Department of Energy, went back...

Nigerian researchers to benefit from industry fund

Multi-national corporations in Nigeria will have to contribute to efforts to improve science and technology (S&T) research if a new scheme gets off...

Zambian 2011 National Budget: Mixed Reactions

Zambian Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has announced the country's 2011 national budget, which has provoked mixed reactions from stakeholders,...

Rwanda Update: Kagame post-election, ICT, investment & baby-booming

On August 9th President Paul Kagame (Rwandan Patriotic Front - RPF) was re-elected after winning 93% of the popular vote. So what's in store...

South Africa: Entrepreneur of the year has passion for rural areas

Pretoria - A Limpopo woman has walked away with the 2010 Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award pledging to make an impact on the...

Sudan Update

We are only a few months away from the proposed referendum to decide on the secession of Southern Sudan as originally agreed in the...

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