AFRICAN LIGHT BULB MOMENT OF THE WEEK: FUNDING FOR YOUNG AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS WITH INNOVATIVE IDEAS

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Funding for young African entrepreneurs with innovative ideas Prizes for entrepreneurs looking to solve continent’s challenges BY SIPHELELE DLUDLA Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on gmailMore Sharing Services2 Entrepreneurship in Africa has the potential of solving the continent’s most developmental challenges, including unemployment and poverty. According to the World Bank statistics, the youth […]

AFRICAN LIGHT BULB MOMENT OF THE WEEK: 10 AFRICAN START-UPS THAT ARE DRIVING VALUABLE INNOVATIONS

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  START-UPS 10 African tech startups that are driving valuable innovations Africa is gaining even more traction in the global startup scene with its growing number of tech hubs, big investments, and fresh ideas. Here are 10 worth watching. By Lyndsey Gilpin Africa is a rising global competitor in the technology industry. It was already […]

AFRICAN LIGHT BULB MOMENT OF THE WEEK: KENYAN STUDENT’S INVENTION MAY SOLVE TRAFFIC CONGESTION

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Kenyan Student’s Invention may solve Traffic Congestion Sisathi NomatyeSeptember 7, 2015, 9:30 amPatrick Waweru, Traffic, University of Nairobi Traffic congestion in Nairobi, Kenya is a serious issue that the country’s government has been trying to tackle for years. Death on the city’s roads as a result of overcrowding is a tragedy that happens far too […]

AFRICAN LIGHT BULB MOMENT OF THE WEEK: ETHIOPIA LAUNCHES SPACE PROGRAM (5 minute read)

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Electrical engineer Ghion Ashenafi shows off the Entoto Observatory and Research Center in Addis Ababa on July 24. | AFP-JIJI WORLD / SCIENCE & HEALTH Ethiopia launches space program, the first in East Africa AFP-JIJI AUG 26, 2015 ARTICLE HISTORY PRINT SHARE ENTOTO, ETHIOPIA – High above the crowded streets of Addis Ababa, among fields […]