'Innovate Africa' launches on CNBC Africa
CNBC Africa, Africa's business television news channel, will be launching a new fortnightly show titled 'Innovate Africa' sponsored by Neotel. The show, which will premiere on 12 February at 9.30PM CAT, is hosted by CNBC Africa's Natascha Jacobsz.
According to the Southern African Innovation Network, South African inventors have a lot to be proud of. Some of these ingenious creations have appeared in magazines, via online education platforms or on television documentaries. Innovate Africa will showcase a wide range of topics that will uncover some of the hidden innovative projects aimed at releasing untapped potential in Africa.
"These brilliant people have indirectly touched the lives of so many, both at home and across the globe," says CNBC Africa chief editor, Godfrey Mutizwa. "Innovate Africa focuses on Africa specific technology innovations and inventions, highlighting Africa's technology success stories."
The first episode highlights Africa's inventive spirit and looks at solutions to some of Africa's greatest challenges.
Watch 'Innovate Africa' on CNBC Africa, channel 410 on DStv.