Whenever I do my online research about recent innovation and political developments in Africa, I can’t help but feel stunned by the numerous attempts to foster and kickstart innovation on the continent. On the one hand, new technologies such as mobile banking are thriving across the continent. On the other hand, there are various attempts … Continue reading Did You Know That A New Innovation Hub In Angola Is Hosting Its First Workshops For Children?
With the recent oil crisis in Angola, other business opportunities are getting more attention. AFKInsider recently spoke to Zandre Campos, CEO of Angola Capital Investments about the future of Angola's economy: "Oil going down means all the other opportunities are going up. Oil is important but it doesn’t mean that it’s everything. Angola has around … Continue reading Did you know it has become a lot easier to invest in Angola?
I’d like to dedicate this post to an article I’ve recently read on the so called Fábrica de Sabão, an innovation hub that has been established in Angola by innovation afficionados. Fábrica de Sabão is located in an old soap factory in the Angolan slum. I first learned about the idea behind the hub from … Continue reading Did You Know About The Newly Established Innovation Hubs In Angola?
In this article the economist Celso Anato is quoted as saying "that the institutionalisation of (Angola's) sovereign wealth fund is one of the most important steps toward economic policy". I googled for the fund and found this on Wikipedia: The Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA) is the sovereign wealth fund of Angola. FSDEA is due to play an important … Continue reading Did You Know That A Sovereign Wealth Fund Can Be Commitment To Social Development?
Yesterday when I searched the web for interesting projects happening in Africa I came across an interview with Emeka Okafor, a Venture Catalyst and Entrepreneur whose past and current projects include Maker Faire Africa, Serengeti Tea, Africa Innovation Foundation, TED Fellows and the X Prize Foundation. His insights and initiatives are said to be at the forefront of … Continue reading Did you know that Angola and Switzerland together are launching three incubator hubs?