Mark Zuckerberg's trip to Nigeria coincided with a tech initiative put on my Nigeria's president Buhari. Zuckerberg spoke at the event, saying that he was "blown away by the talent of the entrepreneurs in Nigeria and by the focus on building something that is going to make a difference and make a change." The Aso Villa … Continue reading Did you know Zuckerberg spoke at the Aso Villa Demo Day, Nigeria
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?
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?