Projects focused on providing simple, low-cost modifications to surgical techniques that could reduce pain or damage from these procedures dominated this year’s Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge.
Sierra Leone’s Chief Innovator David Sengeh meets Bill Gates to Discuss Reducing Extreme Poverty Through Innovation
Sierra Leone’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr David Moinina Sengeh Tuesday engaged Bill Gates, the American business magnate and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, as part of preparations for the second Annual Goalkeepers event in September 2018. At Goalkeepers, Dr Sengeh… Read More ›
Facebook partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross to provide a creative brief on helping to tackle the cholera crisis on the continent For the third year running, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is sponsoring the annual Facebook Challenge as part of… Read More ›
Vantage GreenX Fund Managers announced on Monday that through its second renewable energy fund, Vantage GreenX Note II, it has provided R2.05bn of funding to a combination of six solar and wind energy projects with a combined capacity of 433MW.
The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo (AUC Venture Lab), the leading university-based startup accelerator in Africa and the MENA region, and Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, have announced their intention to collaborate and strengthen the fintech ecosystem in Cairo.
MIT Legatum Center and Mastercard Foundation Select 10 African Startups as Finalists of the 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation today announced the finalists of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion.
West Africa’s leading data centre company, MDXi (www.MDX-I.com) has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs.