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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Winners of Youth Innovation Challenge to Engage in Peacebuilding in South Sudan

The Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace was organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Community Security and Arms Control Project to specifically recognize the strength of youth-led initiatives and the impact...

Nokia Showcases 5G Innovations Driving Next Era of Communication

Nokia is to showcase its latest 5G-related innovations at IEEE Globecom 2016, showcasing technologies that will be the basis of the next-generation of dynamic networks. Through demonstrations and plenary discussions at...

Barclays Africa and Techstars Open the Global 2017 Applications to Fintech Entrepreneurs

Following their significant success in their first Barclays Accelerator Programme this year, Barclays Africa signed an initial collaboration agreements with 7 of the 10 startups that were part of the programme. On Tuesday,...

Event: OpenMRS Immersion Evening

In preparation for the OpenMRS International Implementor's Conference to be held from December 6 to 9, and hackathon on December 10 and 11, Outbox is holding an Immersion evening on Thursday...

Job Opportunity: Software Programmer – Innovation Streams Limited

Job Description: The software programmer will develop applications for projects at Innovation Streams Limited. Job Details Previously known as Rimpscom Company Limited, Innovation Streams Limited (istreams) is the largest computer firm in...

UNFPA Launches Innovation Accelerator Focused On Empowering Youth To Address Sexual And Reproductive Health...

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in collaboration with Outbox, a local business incubator, today launched a health-based innovation accelerator dubbed ‘Up Accelerate.’ This innovative program is part of a regional initiative...

World Bank Set to Launch African Accelerator Programmes

The World Bank Group to launch a series of accelerator programmes across Africa, aiming at helping tech startups commercialize and scale innovative digital products. The first programme launched by the World Bank in...
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Xiaomi Launches it’s Anti-Pollution Air Mask

Chinese privately owned electronics company, Xiaomi Inc., officially launches it's Anti-Pollution Air Mask with an in-built PM2.5 air-filter. According to NDTV news, the innovated mask is the company's latest crowdfunding effort. Reports show...

Events: The Innovator’s Night

Once again the Innovation Village brings you, The Innovators Night, an event that involves a pitching competition with Innovators and Startups pitching infront of a panel of investors, mentors, thinkers, creators, and...
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IBA To Host the Second Annual Edition of the Innovations Against...

The Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) Fund is an initiative of the Inclusive Business Accelerator (IBA) platform, challenges private sectors to develop products, services and...