Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg are looking more and more to Africa. Zuckerberg visited Nigeria and Kenya to check out the latest innovations, (Tech tourism is surely the next big thing in African tourism!) and potentially has plans to invest in mobile money or one of the many other innovations he came across. Facebook also has … Continue reading Did You Know Facebook gave $500,000 to African innovations?
It seems like only yesterday that the Innovation Prize for Africa announced its 2016 winners. Yet, the time has come for potential innovators to apply for the 2017 addition. Applicants can apply until the 3rd of January 2017 for the 6th edition of the prize. This time around the prize will be held in Morocco and … Continue reading DidYouKnow you should apply for the Innovation Prize for Africa?
So much of the rhetoric about Africa is regarding education. Education is of course the basis of society and for developing nations, human capital is incredibly important for their journey towards equality with the rest of the world. Sub-Saharan Africa has a literacy rate of just 64%. Without literacy, education can not function. A report came … Continue reading Did You Know tablets are giving African children access to books?