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Students in Arusha,Tanzania Embark on Robot Making Preparations

A total of 30 students from Suye and Moshono Secondary Schools in Arusha City under the supervision of technological experts from Korea, are currently building three types of programmable Robots; 1....
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Four Kenyan Startups Win US$580 Grant at the Ed-tech Mobile Hackathon

With fourteen (14) teams from Nairobi and Mombasa participating at the first ed-tech mobile hackathon hosted by Ideation Worldwide in Nairobi last week, four (4) Kenyan startups; Uni-Informal (Most Innovative), Mayne...
18 African Countries Will Take Part in the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland in April 6th at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre in Lausanne. Image Credit: Seedstars World

18 African Countries Will Take Part at the 4th Annual Seedstars Summit in Switzerland...

Seedstars World toured Africa over the course of 2016, selecting winning startups in Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia,...
Winners pose for a group photo with the judges and other officials.

Four Ugandan Startups Win $10000 Seed Fund in Up Accelerate Program

At least four Ugandan start-up groups have been awarded USD 10000 each, to assist them in the development of transformative solutions to tackle persistent sexual and reproductive health bottlenecks in the...
Officials from the Ministry of ICT look on as Afrosoft innovators pitch their innovations.

Government Can Only Support Organized Innovators – ICT Ministry Permanent Secretary

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Communication Technology and National Guidance, Vincent Waiswa Bagiire has revealed that the government is willing to support innovators if their projects are well...
Winner of Entrepreneurship Award Lazaro Mwakipesile Tanzania 2015. Photo Credit: AFIF

Finalists for the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 Announced

Out of the 51 projects from around Africa, Six innovative projects from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania have been nominated as finalists for the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship...

Here are the Five African Inventions to Look out for this Year

2017! we hope to see and expect much more this year, ranging from innovation, to tech, to fintech, and so forth. Earlier this week, we mentioned one innovation that was carried...
UNESCO-MARS 2016 Award winners: (L-R) front row - Maria Nabaggala, Martha Zewdie, Constantine Asahngwa, Patricia Rantshabeng, Rogomenoma Ouedraogo, Lamin Cham, Tinashe Nyazika, Beatrice Nyagol, together with Prof. Yifru Berhane; Minister of Health, Ethiopia, Prof. Dr Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp; Chairman Merck KG, Prof. Afework Kassu Gizaw; Minister of Science and Technology, Ethiopia, Ahmed Fahmi; Program Director, UNESCO, and Rasha Kelej; Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare. Image Credit: APO

Uganda Ranked in the top Five Places at the Merck Africa Women Research Award...

Merck gives back to African society through building research and cancer care capacity focused on empowering African women in the research and oncology field dedicated to women health. Following the success of...

Nokia Finally Announces the Winners of their Third Annual Bell Labs Prize Competition

This year's Prize competition attracted more than 250 proposals from 41 countries, which described innovations in Future X network, system, platform or device technologies that have the potential to be an...

New ‘Passive Wi-Fi’ uses 10,000 times less power than traditional Wi-Fi

A team of University of Washington computer scientists and electrical engineers have demonstrated that it’s possible to generate Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000 times less power than conventional methods. “Passive Wi-Fi” as...
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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...