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NWU engineers walk away with international award for tackling Covid-19
NWU engineers walk away with international award for tackling Covid-19Article

An initiative from the Faculty of Engineering at the North-West University (NWU) was recently honoured with an international award from the Covid-19 Innovation Challenge of the United Nations (UN) Africa Innovation and Investment Forum 2020...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 23 Jun 2020

Connecting African innovators and ideas to industry
Connecting African innovators and ideas to industryArticle

There is a disconnect between industry, angel donors, venture capitalists and research in Africa...

8 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a mission
#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a missionArticle

David Phume was born with an entrepreneurial spirit. The charismatic creative and tech entrepreneur, who hails from Bryanston, Johannesburg, has never been afraid to dream big...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 May 2020

2020 Bookmark Awards judges are announced
2020 Bookmark Awards judges are announcedArticle

The IAB SA has announced a panel of industry leaders who will judge the Bookmark Awards in 2020...

Issued by IAB South Africa 14 Nov 2019

Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announced
Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announcedArticle

Johnson & Johnson announced the winners of the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0...

5 Sep 2019

Nestlé announces winners of sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge
Nestlé announces winners of sub-Saharan Africa innovation challengeArticle

African startups Shopit, Exportunity and Wakulima from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania respectively, emerged the winners of the Nestlé Research and Development sub-Saharan innovation challenge...

4 Sep 2019

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A Cultural Economies Conference for Fak'ugesiArticle

Cultural Economies Conference launched at Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival...

22 Aug 2019

Kenya social entrepreneur wins Commonwealth secretary-general's innovation award
Kenya social entrepreneur wins Commonwealth secretary-general's innovation awardArticle

John Oroko, a Kenyan social entrepreneur whose company, Selina Wamucii is connecting smallholder farmers has won the Commonwealth Secretary-General's Innovation Award for Sustainable Development...

11 Jul 2019

We Are Africa names Victoria Fall's as winner of its international recycling award
We Are Africa names Victoria Fall's as winner of its international recycling awardArticle

Victoria Falls Recycling, launched by hospitality group Africa Albida Tourism, has won the Engage Africa award at this years We Are Africa Innovation Awards show in Cape Town...

27 May 2019

Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation Centre
Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation CentreArticle

The GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC) in Melrose Estate, Johannesburg has received top sustainability accreditation from both South Africa and the US...

22 May 2019

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Closing date for AWIEF Awards nominations extendedArticle

The closing date for the 2019 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations has been extended to 10 June 2019...

21 May 2019

Nigerian content entrepreneurs accepted to global startup programme
Nigerian content entrepreneurs accepted to global startup programmeArticle

Publiseer accepted to Singularity University's Global Startup Program...

14 Feb 2019

Publiseer partners with Google Play Books
Publiseer partners with Google Play BooksArticle

Google is looking for ways to support the publishing requests that it receives in Africa and is partnering with Publiseer to support Google's digital book distribution services...

9 Jan 2019

Using innovation to improve livelihoods in Africa
Using innovation to improve livelihoods in AfricaArticle

There is an accelerating pace of change as Africa begins to reshape its economic destiny - Coca Cola explains its innovation strategy on the continent...

Jacques Vermeulen 25 Oct 2018

6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018
6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018Article

Six African tech startups have been named alongside the likes of Apple, Netflix and SpaceX in TIME's 50 Genius Companies for 2018 list...

Tom Jackson 15 Oct 2018

The African innovation ecosystem
The African innovation ecosystemArticle

The first report in a series of innovation white papers on Africa looks at the challenges in solving innovation ecosystem challenges...

20 Sep 2018

Final call for entries to AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Final call for entries to AppsAfrica Innovation AwardsArticle

Startups have one week left to apply to the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, celebrating the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

Gabriella Mulligan 10 Sep 2018

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation AwardsArticle

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

Tom Jackson 16 Jul 2018

3 startups win Demo Africa event in Ghana
3 startups win Demo Africa event in GhanaArticle

Three startups have been named winners of the Ghanaian leg of the Demo Africa Innovation Tour, earning the chance to pitch against counterparts from Nigeria and Ivory Coast for a place at the main event...

Tom Jackson 11 Jul 2018

Impact of technological advancement in African countries
Impact of technological advancement in African countriesArticle

The following are some of the key technological advancements improving lives in African countries today...

10 Jul 2018

Untapped opportunity in Africa's emerging startup hubs
Untapped opportunity in Africa's emerging startup hubsArticle

African startups are in a unique position to leverage innovation to answer some of the continent's most pressing challenges, but urgently need an enabling environment...

Tom Jackson 21 Jun 2018

Africa could position itself as a frontrunner in 4IR
Africa could position itself as a frontrunner in 4IRArticle

Reports on emerging technologies officially launched at African Innovation Summit, last week...

14 Jun 2018

African innovation must be nurtured
African innovation must be nurturedArticle

African Innovators' closing call to action from Africa Innovation Summit 2018: "Africans must throw out the boxes that have caged them..."

11 Jun 2018

Ministers adopt UNWTO programme to develop tourism in Africa
Ministers adopt UNWTO programme to develop tourism in AfricaArticle

"This is a significant milestone for tourism on our continent. We have agreed to implement a series of measures which will develop and grow tourism in a way that advances economic transformation across Africa."

7 Jun 2018

Africa Innovation Summit.
Developing Africa-wide innovationArticle

Africa Innovation Summit kicks off in Kigali showcasing ground-breaking African solutions...

6 Jun 2018

Call for innovations from Africa's youth
Call for innovations from Africa's youthArticle

UNDP and Accenture are partnering to change the face of Africa's development by implementing the YAS! portal-platform...

1 Jun 2018

Africa's top 50 innovators announced
Africa's top 50 innovators announcedArticle

The Africa Innovation Summit has announced Africa's top 50 innovators, selected from across the continent to exhibit at the innovation forum next month...

24 May 2018

African innovation hub.
African hubs endorse innovation policy manifestoArticle

A total of 90 African hubs from 32 countries with more than 450,000 innovators within their combined community, created and endorsed the Africa Innovation Policy Manifesto...

Tom Jackson 16 May 2018

DBSA sponsors African innovation
DBSA sponsors African innovationArticle

AIS welcomes Development Bank of Southern Africa as a sponsor...

5 May 2018

Showcasing Africa's innovators
Showcasing Africa's innovatorsArticle

The Africa Innovation Summit has launched a call across Africa for innovations addressing the continent's challenges, from African innovators...

16 Apr 2018

Kigali, Rwanda.
AfDB partners with Africa Innovation SummitArticle

The African Development Bank has confirmed its partnership with the second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, 6-8 June 2018...

15 Apr 2018

How to promote innovation in Africa
How to promote innovation in AfricaArticle

The Africa Innovation Summit will bring together 1,000 innovators, entrepreneurs, policy makers, business and political leaders, as well as academics, researchers and investors in Africa...

13 Mar 2018

Emerging technologies harnessed for economic development of Africa
Emerging technologies harnessed for economic development of AfricaArticle

An African Union high level panel on emerging technologies is to meet at #AIS2018 in Kigali, June 6-8, 2018...

19 Feb 2018

Empowering Africa with skills for the industrial internet
Empowering Africa with skills for the industrial internetArticle

GE partners with African Leadership University to empower African professionals with valuable digital skills...

8 Nov 2017

Addressing Africa's challenges through innovation
Addressing Africa's challenges through innovationArticle

Africa Innovation Summit II: Addressing Africa's challenges though innovation...

26 Oct 2017

AVI Afrique Summit innovation partnership platform for ACSA
AVI Afrique Summit innovation partnership platform for ACSAArticle

The AVI Afrique Africa Innovation Summit, hosted by the Air Traffic and Navigation Services, will take place from 25-26 October 2017...

20 Oct 2017

Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entry
Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entryArticle

African Innovation Foundation calls for applications for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards...

13 Oct 2017

Digital Africa innovation programme launches
Digital Africa innovation programme launchesArticle

A new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa, has launched...

22 Sep 2017

Winners honoured at 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day
Winners honoured at 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business DayArticle

Eleven partnerships were honoured at the 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day, during an arts-filled event attended by representatives of the business and arts community...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 19 Sep 2017

Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations
Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominationsArticle

AppsAfrica has announced the last call for nominations to this year's AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which recognise the best mobile and tech innovations from across Africa...

5 Sep 2017

Finalists announced for 20th annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day
Finalists announced for 20th annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business DayArticle

Business and Arts South Africa's announcement of the 44 finalists for the prestigious annual BASA Awards is especially significant this year as the ceremony celebrates two decades of business and arts partnerships in South Africa...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 30 Aug 2017

Mercedes-Benz puts innovation on the road with student, startup competition
Mercedes-Benz puts innovation on the road with student, startup competitionArticle

Mercedes-Benz South Africa, the LaunchLab and Startup Autobahn have launched the MBSA Innovation Challenge which calls on students and professionals and existing startups to pitch their innovative ideas around a set of challenges...

25 Aug 2017

Three outstanding African innovators walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017.
Africa's top innovators announcedArticle

Three outstanding African innovations walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017 total cash prize of US$150 000...

31 Jul 2017

Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovators
Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovatorsArticle

Thomson Reuters is looking at ways to partner with the “vibrant innovation hotspots” of Nairobi and Lagos...

Tom Jackson 26 Jun 2017

Sthembile Shabangu
Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forwardArticle

Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we've come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu of Samsung Africa, urges leaders and innovators not to forget what still needs to be done...

Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017

10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017
10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017Article

Innovators from nine African countries shortlisted for their outstanding innovations across the healthcare, engineering, energy and communications sectors...

19 Jun 2017

Africa's rising culture of resilient transformation and innovation
Africa's rising culture of resilient transformation and innovationArticle

Uniquely African: how homegrown innovation is solving many of Africa's most pressing challenges...

Brett Parker 9 Jun 2017

Call for entries: Startup Tel Aviv South Africa contest
Call for entries: Startup Tel Aviv South Africa contestArticle

The Startup Tel Aviv South Africa innovation contest is now open for entries. It gives new South African startups the opportunity to visit Israel to experience "Startup Nation"...

1 Jun 2017

Wesgro CEO Tim Harris
Wesgro to entice tourists with new luxury tourism offering launched at We Are Africa 2017Article

Wesgro premiered a new advert that showcases some of Cape Town and the Western Cape's most luxurious tourism offers. This is the first in a series that aims to entice tourists...

4 May 2017

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