October 16

  • Liberia: New Automatic Ebola Bucket Invented

    New Dawn

    An automatic hand washing bucket used only by stepping on the peddler has been invented in Monrovia. The machine was invented by a Liberian, Louis K. Tealeh. The automatic... Read more »



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October 11

  • Malawi: Africans on Innovation Prize List

    Malawi24

    A Malawian scientist from Chancellor College under physics department, Mixon Faluweki still has a battle in the race of the been shortlisted contestants for this year's Global... Read more »

  • Africa: Start-Up Aims at Money Transfer by Bitcoin

    Innovation in Africa

    The latest video clip interviews from Smart Monkey TV can be found at the bottom of this e-letter. Read more »



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October 07

  • South Africa: Gates Foundation & Grand Challenge Partners Commit to Investments in Breakthrough Science [press release]

    PR Newswire

     A consortium of partners including Brazil, Canada, India, Norway, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States will fund a new phase of Grand Challenge initiatives Read more »

  • Gambia: Gyin Gambia Engages Nyofelleh Tabokoto Development Association On Skills Development

    Daily Observer

    Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia (GYIN Gambia), under the auspices of its executive members, recently engaged members of the Nyofelleh Tabokoto Development Association in... Read more »

  • Africa: Innovation Prize for Africa 2015 Opens

    Namibian

    WITH 2000 innovators from 48 countries entering in its first three years; IPA 2015 takes investment in unleashing and supporting sustainable African led innovation past US$ 500... Read more »



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October 02

  • Africa: Investing in Female Scientists to Feed Africa [interview]

    SciDev.Net

    In this interview, Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, director of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development fellowship programme in Kenya, talks about AWARD's work... Read more »

  • South Africa: South African Smelter Embraces Big Data

    GE Africa

    Africa’s economic expansion was largely driven by commodities over the last decade. But today, satisfying demand involves more than just pulling ore and minerals from the... Read more »

  • Ghana: Turning Butter Into Gold

    VSO

    "Northern Ghana is rich in natural resources but there aren't many employment opportunities here. This means that many people still live in poverty here. Business can really make a... Read more »

  • Kenya: Survey Shows Kenyan CEOs Pragmatic on Innovation

    The Star

    Kenyan business leaders consider collaboration to be a worthwhile risk towards innovation according to the results of the 2014 "Global Innovation Barometer" unveiled at a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Objectives of Revised Science, Technology, Innovation Policy', By Govt

    Guardian

    THE Federal Government yesterday committed to implementing the nation's revised Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy to boost technological enterprises and local... Read more »



October 01

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