Caution: This blog is not as positive as usual! (Editor's Opinion) Inventive Africa tried its best to be positive about Africa and the potential of African innovation. It is not hard to be positive, because there are so many good news stories around the continent about inspiring inventions. There are advancements across sectors. Health care … Continue reading Did You Know people are mysteriously losing mobile data in Africa?
I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time at iSpace in Accra, which is a technology hub, that enables startups to realise their dreams. In that time, I was able to make some short interviews of some of the inspiring young entrepreneurs that are based at iSpace and making the most from the … Continue reading Did You Know nurses are creating amazing digital health care platforms?
There are some really sh*t ways to produce fuel! Sucking it out of the earth in the form of oil or gas is causing is putting enormous strain on your climate, with records weather records broken every year and melt at the polar caps increasing in speed. But some sh*t methods are actually good! (But … Continue reading Did You Know cows are creating electricity?
(SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR MORE PHOTOS) When I started Inventive Africa, I was not aware of exactly how innovative Africa is. I hadn’t thought of the potential of technology in Africa and also the possibilities for technology created by Africans. Each week I am surprised by the amount of incredible technology and innovation that … Continue reading Did You Know you can create the next generation of African Computer Coders?
Due to some technical issues and simply taking my time to enjoy being back in Ghana, Inventive Africa has not been very active recently. Having said that, it is great to see that some of you have still been scrolling through the content and being inspired by African Innovation. For a while I have been … Continue reading Did You Know Inventive Africa tried out innovation in Ghana?
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?
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?
Many do not think that Africa is a continent worth exporting from. Apart from the mineral wealth of the continent and a few food crops, very little is exported from the continent. Despite this, there is a wealth of products, and services that have value that can be exported. Africa is a net importer, and … Continue reading Did you know the potential for African exports?
Put a search on twitter for Africa and Innovation and you will find a wealth of information on events, new technologies and innovations, and tech hubs in Africa. There will also be a lot of content on inspirational stories of how an innovation changed the life of an individual or how an area was dragged … Continue reading Did You Know the world is ignorant about African Innovation?
The festive season is over and 2017 has begin with a bang! (Happy New Year everyone!) The cold has set in across the USA and Europe but Africa is hot, but not just because of the sun, but also because of anticipation of further innovations! 2016 was a great year for African Innovation. The wealth … Continue reading Did You Know in 2017 innovation in Africa will continue to flourish?