Three outstanding African innovations walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017 total cash prize of US$150 000
Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we've come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu of Samsung Africa, urges leaders and innovators not to forget what still needs to be done
Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017
Innovators from nine African countries shortlisted for their outstanding innovations across the healthcare, engineering, energy and communications sectors
The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, have been launched in Rwanda
Collins Mwai 25 Oct 2016
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
Bayer CropScience, in its mission for delivering 'Science For A Better Life', submitted a dossier to the WHOPES for the evaluation of a new two-way insecticide mixture
Rwanda is located in the poorest region in the world, sub-Saharan Africa. Despite this, it is making advances with off-grid renewable energy solutions for rural areas that could be a model for similar economies
Taha Selim Ustun 25 Jun 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work
The questions teenagers ask about HIV are brutally honest, anonymous and sent in 160 characters or less over mobile phone text messages
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Malaria No More's Power of One campaign uses social, mobile, and e-commerce technologies, enabling the public to purchase treatments for children in Zambia. (video)
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: From Cameroon to Ivory Coast, Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), traders in counterfeit drugs do a thriving business with the utmost cynicism and sometimes at the cost of human lives.
While SA has been growing genetically modified (GM) crops for many years, resistance from across most of the continent is set to slow global plans to turn Africa into the world's breadbasket.