Africa’s informal economy can boost innovation

To make an impact, science and technology must embrace Africa's informal system of making and trading, argues Steve Daniels. For half a century, science and technology...

Nigeria: Social Innovation Camp opens

The first ever camp for people with mind blowing ideas in Nigeria using the mobile or web technology will be opening in Lagos on...

Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials,...

South Africa: 2011 growth for solar power firm

Solairedirect Southern Africa is rolling out the next stage of the internationally-held group’s business model as they continue to satisfy the needs of the...

Tanzania: Mandela Science & Technology Institute to open in 2011

Arusha. The first phase of the Nelson Mandela African Institute for Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha will be completed mid next year. Construction...

Africa: AfDB approves $1bn for Energy Projects

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved over $1 billion in energy projects across the continent during the end of 2010 in Egypt, the...

George Clooney’s satellites keep watch over South Sudan

As South Sudan's referendum on whether it should part company with the North enters its second day, satellites are monitoring the region for human...

Africa Analysis: Taking stock of science policy in 2010

Linda Nordling charts the science policy trends of the past year — and looks ahead to a new 'decade for science'. When 2010 dawned there...

Emeagwali: Technology is Africa’s Next Resource

Transcribed and edited from a lecture delivered by Philip Emeagwali. The unedited video is posted at emeagwali.com ScientificScientific discoveries lead to technological inventions that...

airtel to enhance Africa’s customer experience in 2011

Nairobi, Kenya – Bharti airtel – the world’s fifth largest telecom company – has its sights set on improving the African telecom infrastructure in...

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