Democratisation of Innovation and what it means for Africa

Democratisation of energy is necessary to enable Africans to move into the digital age By Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa Without technological...

SA: Broadband access a developmental imperative: Mboweni

There is a need to ensure broadband access for all in order to overcome social, economic and spatial inequality, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said...

Two African Projects win Global Innovation Award for Education

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards recognize and promote six innovative projects from across the world that address global educational challenges Two education...

ENGIE acquires Mobisol and becomes market leader in the off-grid solar in Africa

ENGIE already has significant activities in off-grid electrification in Africa ENGIE (ENGIE.com) expands its decentralized energy offering in Africa through the acquisition of Mobisol, a...

Revolta to set up the Egypt’s first electric vehicle manufacturing factory by end-2019

Revolta ties up with Ukrainian firm Eco Factory for Egypt's new green project Revolta Egypt, a developer of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and related...

Accelerating digital transformation in Africa

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has implored the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to continue working with the African Telecommunications Union and...

Siemens launches report on ‘Dawn of Digitalization and its Impact on Africa

Africa needs a digitalization strategy to compete in the global economy African countries must act quickly and decisively to become leaders on the global economic...

UNIDO and NEC to Work Together on ICT Solutions for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial...

During an official side event of the seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and NEC...

Egypt’s RiseUP acquires tech digital publication MENAbytes

The organizer of the MENA region’s largest startup and entrepreneurship summit, RiseUp, has acquired regional startup and technology publication, MENAbytes. The ​acquisition also includes...

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative Announces World-Class Semi-finalist Judging Panel

The semi-finalist judging panel for this year's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) have been announced The ANPI is a prize competition for African entrepreneurs spearheaded...

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