This morning, I read about a new crowdfunding scheme in South Africa on the BBC website. Instead of the next tech or innovation, using Live Stock Wealth, you can buy a cow! Technology meets tradition and becomes innovation! (I wonder why they didn't call it Cowfunding!) The system was born out of frustration. Ntuthuko Shezi, a … Continue reading Did you know South African Cows can be purchased through crowdfunding?
cooperatives in Africa are not a new phenomena. I came across quite a few cooperatives/collectives for various uses. There were teachers cooperatives, and civil servant cooperatives, and at first glance I thought that they were a great idea. These cooperatives enabled members to pool their money together and save for a rainy day. I have seen … Continue reading Did you know cooperatives could save Africa Agriculture
Drones: Another form of African Innovation.
African Innovation Foundation holds its 5th Innovation Prize for Africa. Here are some of the nominations.
African innovators are facing numerous challenges when it comes to lack of infrastructure, government regulations and so on. Nevertheless, the continent is boosting with new, exciting innovations. Just in time for the start of the new year, venturesafrica lists the top-innovations recently made in Africa. The first innovation is a multipurpose tractor from Uganda. It … Continue reading Did You Know About The Newest Top-Innovations In Africa?
Gender inequalities remain a major challenge in many parts of the world. In Africa, closing the gender gap could significantly enhance development and sustainable growth. According to the WEF, economic losses due to gender inequalities in labour force participation cost 9% of Africa’s overall GDP growth. According to a report published by the World Bank … Continue reading Did You Know About The Importance Of Closing The Gender Gap In Africa?