IBA To Host the Second Annual Edition of the Innovations Against Poverty Fund

The Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) Fund is an initiative of the Inclusive Business Accelerator (IBA) platform, challenges private sectors to develop products, services and business models that can contribute to the...
Africa is one of the fastest growing regions of the world, and organizations all around the world support this growth through strong collaborations that encourage innovation and accelerate advancements. (Photo Courtesy: Johnson & Johnson)

Full List: Winners of the First Annual Edition of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2017

US based Pharmaceutical firm; Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced the winners of their first annual edition of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2017 at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. The Challenge was part of the firm’s...

Uganda’s Project Pedal Tap Named Winner of Africa Innovation Challenge

Ugandan startup, Project Pedal Tap has been named among the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in South Africa. The Johnson & Johnson powered initiative, which...

BRCK Launches SupaBRCK a Self Powered Mobile Wi-fi Device, Set to Unveil Free Public...

BRCK has launched a rugged, self-powered mobile WiFi device which connects people and things to the internet in areas of the world with poor infrastructure, all managed via a cloud-based interface. SupaBRCK,...
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The Touch of Technology: Why Innovations Have Made Betting Better

In the last two decades, it's tough to think of an industry that hasn't been touched by the hand of technology. From fitness to communication, entertainment and beyond, everything around us...

SingularityU East Africa Global Impact Challenge 2017

California-based higher learning institution; Singularity University is looking for East African innovators that have an idea or working on a solution that can solve one of the 12 Global Grand Challenges – worldwide...
Picture: Showing are the Kenyan software developers participating in a hackathon organised by Nokia in June 2012. However, Internet of Things has commanded the attention of developers and tech professionals alike. Image Credit: Developlocal

Opportunity: Applications Open for the 4th Annual GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund

Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund launched in June 2013 and supported by the United Kingdom (UK) government, aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or...
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The 7th Annual Edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the...

Following previous years, the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (OSVPAM) will be awarded to innovative projects which make use of information and communication technologies to improve...
Huawei accepting the Best Mobile Infrastructure award at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

Huawei’s AAU Solution Awarded Best Mobile Infrastructure at MWC 2017

Huawei's active antenna unit (AAU) solution won the Best Mobile Infrastructure award at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona. This award recognizes Huawei's innovation in mobile network infrastructure and...
Grand Winner Giraffe was awarded the Seedstars trophy and was crowned the “Seedstars World Global Winner 2015” for their innovative solution to reduce unemployment in the emerging markets. Image Credit: Seedstars World

77 African Tech Startups Raised a Total of $366.86 Million in 2016

According to the third annual report released by Partech Ventures, a leading international venture capital firm, the total amount of funds raised by African tech startups last year stood at US$ 366.86...
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