If you come from, or you are a student of, Africa, you will know that much of the history of the continent has been passed down orally. Oral histories are of the the upmost importance to securing culture and understanding Africa's history. Despite their importance, there seems to be less and less focus on learning … Continue reading Did You Know Africa can now access African content for free?
Innovation is not necessarily coming up with a completely new idea, or technology, that has never been seen before. It is also, and mainly, about joining together new technologies to create new solutions. By applying new ideas to existing problems, innovative solutions are born. It happens a lot in Africa. Uber are one example of … Continue reading Did You Know Africa is creating innovation from innovation?
Africa is going through somewhat of a Fintech revolution. M-pesa was the starting point, but then many other similar services popped up across the continent. Then services that enabled cross platform payments like Flutterwave solve problems created by mobile money set ups. Now bitcoin is also beginning to make waves on the continent. Fintech is … Continue reading Did You Know there is a Fintech revolution in Africa
Health as an on going trend, which has run throughout Inventive Africa from the beginning. Innovation and technology has the ability to change lives in many way and in the health sector it can improve them, and save them. Mobile phones are giving more people access to specialist treatment, Uber style ambulances are taking patients … Continue reading Did You Know African brains are helping African Brains?
Have you ever been on your way to a job interview, or a friend's place or even a local bar, and not been able to find your way? Usually you would pick up your phone, type in the address and then follow the arrow to your destination. Sounds pretty simple, but what if the place … Continue reading Did You Know Africa has revolutionised addresses?
Africa's power is found in its youth. Africa's population is the most youthful on the planet and in the years to come, that will be the continent's strength. Education is not only a right for the children of the world, but it is vital to Africa to drag the continent up and bolster its respect … Continue reading Did You Know Africa’s youth are African’s wealth?
Electricity remains to be a difficulty in many parts of Africa. Even where there is a access to a grid, there are problems with reliability. Many African cities run to the song of generators firing up during times of blackout and even then it is not everyone that is fortunate to have a generator, or … Continue reading Did You Know solar power is saving lives in Africa?
Inventive Africa tries its best to focus on the positive sides of Africa. Promoting incredible innovation and letting the world know of the great potential of human capital on the continent. We try our best to keep away from the negative stereotypes that fogs the opinions of many who have never visited the continent, and … Continue reading Did You Know technology is being used to fight crime and fraud in Africa?