When the foot step steps of internet access first got to be felt by many of us in Africa, the process of adding videos to a website was a long complicated one. One had to add the video first as a link. Any visitor who went on to the web had to then download the … Continue reading Did You Know Ghana can watch the World Cup on their mobiles phones?
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Health care across the world relies upon trust between health care professionals and their patients. Patients must trust that their doctors and nurses in working to the highest possible standard, and that if they are not, their worries, concerns and complaints will be listened to. If they are not taken into consideration, then it could … Continue reading Did You Know patients in Africa don’t need to queue for medical attention?
Crime. It happens everywhere in the world. We can't escape it, and fighting it is extremely difficult. Africa has a crime stereotype that is struggling to shift, and that in many instances is putting off potential oversees investors and inhibiting the tourist industry. Of course, there are dangerous instances of crime that occur in the … Continue reading Did You Know an app in Nigeria can keep you safe from crime?
If you enjoy reading Inventive Africa and want to support the upkeep of the blog you can donate at . Thank you for your support! As a small innovator it is sometimes daunting to see the big firms in your space that you have to somehow compete with. In the technology sector there are the likes … Continue reading Did You Know even small collectives can be listed on the stock exchange?
It may be one of the newer innovation awards in Africa, but AppsAfrica is also one of the most exciting and a place to find the tech to watch over the next year. And, excitingly, they have just announced their next batch of finalists and there are loads of them! This means, over the next … Continue reading Did You Know AppsAfrica awards 2017 has announced its inspiring finalists?
Across the world, exploitation of children still occurs at an alarming rate. Exploitation can take place in many forms, whether sexual abuse, trafficking or even making young people work in difficult conditions. In Africa all of these exist, but there are differencing opinions over certain elements of exploitation, for example, whether child labour is exploitation … Continue reading Did You Know kids in Africa can report their abusers using an App?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is exciting and worrying many around the world. We are becoming more and more connected to each other and our devices. Some are worried that our fridge may know too much about us, and even Google have put in an option to close an advert by stating the it "knows … Continue reading Did You Know the IoT can transform Africa?
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?
The innovative nature of Africa is playing out across the continent. The media are covering more and more Africa born technologies and awards ceremonies, such as that of the Innovation Prize for Africa, are highlighting Africa's excellence to the rest of Africa and the world. It is events like IPA and those of Seedstars (who … Continue reading Did You Know Seedstars keep unearthing incredible African Innovation?