2009-10 Africa-wide women and young professionals in science competitions

The finals of CTA/FARA/AGRA/RUFORUM/ANAFE/NPCA 2009-2010 Africa-wide science competitions were held in Burkina Faso from 19-20 July 2010 as a side event during the 5th...

Small farmers in Africa’s battle for agricultural development

Kenya: While policymakers hope small-scale farmers can drive Africa's development, there are clear obstacles to greater productivity Kitui farmer Wayua Mwanza digs a zai pit Fine...
Innovation Africa

More Media Partners on board for Innovation Africa Summit

AfricanBrains is delighted to announce the following as Media Partners for the forthcoming Innovation Africa Summit taking place in in Cape Town this October....

North Africa: Researchers strike gold with nanoparticle virus test

An Egyptian research team has won a prize for developing a hepatitis C test using gold nanoparticles. The test could become a cheap and rapid...

Innovation Prize for Africa Announces 2013 Finalists

Experts from across Africa develop market-oriented solutions to address sanitation, malaria, energy and other challenges while driving economic growth on the continent Ten African innovators...

Programming for the Future

By Niamh Brannigan - AfricanBrains I participated in a very interesting discussion recently between a number of seasoned ICT in Education professionals from Europe and...

Mobile Technology Unlocks Dairy Farming Potential

Kenya - On a typical day, Susan Wanjiru checks and replies to her emails, updates and checks off items on her appointment book before...

SA: MyCiTi buses help the needy

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains Cape Town is committed in providing better transport for those most in need. And in late 2011, the City of Cape...

Tanzania: Fighting Poverty With Butterflies

When one thinks of farming, butterflies are not the first commodity that comes to mind. But in Tanzania, this unlikely crop is cultivated to...

Innovation Prize for Africa 2013 to recognize innovations that unlock African potential

Prize will award $150,000 USD to winners who deliver market-oriented solutions for African-led development The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the...

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