The 2nd Annual MTN Uganda Innovation App Challenge is Here, registration kicks off today

MTN Uganda, in partnership with tech and incubation hub; Outbox Hub and Garage48 launched the MTN App Challenge in 2015 - an event that brings local innovators from Uganda, both Students...
Seedstar Global Summit 2017 in Switzerland. Photo Credit: Seedstar

Three African Startups That Made it to the 2017 Seedstar Summit Finals, Declaring a...

Early this year, PC Tech Magazine reported a total of 70 startups from 65 countries across the world were selected to compete at the Seedstars Global summit in Switzerland. And of the 70 startups,...
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Winnie Byanyima to Co-Chair at the 2017 WEF Search For Africa’s Top Tech Women...

World Economic Forum (WEF) has started the process to select the top female tech innovators in Africa, who will be invited to share their experience and engage with leaders at the...
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Dr. Adriana Marais Appointed New Head of Innovation at SAP Africa

SAP Africa has appointed Dr. Adriana Marais to take on the role as Head of Innovation where she is expected to lead the IoT Lab, the Co-Innovation Lab initiatives, as well as other innovation...
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South African Team Emerged Runner’s-Up in the Mozilla’s Equal Rating Innovation Challenge

Mozilla, an open-source software firm behind the famous Firefox web browser, launched the Equal Rating Innovation Challenge in October 2016 as part of its endeavor to help catalyze new thinking and...
Makerere University School of Public Health Dean and RAN Chief of Party Prof William Bazeyo commended HiiL for choosing RAN as their partner for the HiiL 2016 event. Photo Credit: New Vision

Justice Innovators Invited to Apply for HiiL Justice Accelerator’s Challenge

Innovators working on justice and legal issues worldwide have been invited to apply for up to 20,000 EUR in equity-free grant money as part of the Hague Institute for Innovation of...
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Ugandan Girls Can Send Their Applications to Participate for the Ms. Geek Africa 2017...

Ms. Geek is a competition designed to inspire African girls to be part of solving the continent’s challenges using technology and encourage them to choose a career in Science, Technology, Engineering...

Rwanda Ranked 3rd in Science, Technology and Innovation Capacity in Africa

A new continental report has ranked Rwanda third on the continent as far as science, technology and innovation (STI) capacity is concerned. The Africa Capacity Report is the work of the Africa...

E-Skin is here! Shift From Wearables to Skin-Worn Devices

Have you heard of E-Skin? As a wearable, ultra-thin, flexible device, electronic skin (e-skin) involves the convergence of several technologies such as microelectronics, sensors, materials and ICT. E-skin is rapidly establishing its...

Uganda’s ‘MamaOpe’ Invention Wins the 2017 Pitch@Palace Africa Contest

Established by The Duke of York, Pitch@Palace offers tech entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch in front of a global audience of influencers who can support and take their businesses to the...
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...