The Innovation Prize for Africa has once again inspired a continent. After various events promoting innovation and creativity, the final ceremony took place on Tuesday 18th July, in Accra. We have been waiting with anticipation to find out who the winners of this years IPA addition would be, but the excitement comes from the huge … Continue reading Did You Know IPA rewarded its winners with $150,000!
The Innovation Prize for Africa is renowned for shortlisting exciting innovations that create African solutions for African problems. Due to the amount of incredible innovations announced this year, for the Ghana edition of the IPA, it was not possible to fit all of them into 1 or even 2 blogs! So this is the third … Continue reading Did You Know you can speak to tech with you local African dialect? (Part 3)
Last week, the Innovation Prize for Africa announced their nominees for this years event, which will take place in Accra, Ghana in July. Over the last 5 years, the IPA has become one of the most anticipated innovation events in Africa. Over the years they have handed out around $1 million to incredible innovations and … Continue reading Did You Know IPA rewards diverse innovations in Africa (Part 2)
The worldwide digital revolution has changed many industries. Automations are changing anything from factories to marketing departments. More and more people are connected to each other, and it communicating across borders is becoming easier and easier. In fact, during my time in Ghana, in many cases I had a better connection than some areas in … Continue reading Did You Know technology is changing Africa’s health Sector?
Health as an on going trend, which has run throughout Inventive Africa from the beginning. Innovation and technology has the ability to change lives in many way and in the health sector it can improve them, and save them. Mobile phones are giving more people access to specialist treatment, Uber style ambulances are taking patients … Continue reading Did You Know African brains are helping African Brains?
Poo. It is not a glamorous topic for a Monday, but it is an important one. All of us eat, and all of us must go to the toilet. We barely think about this routine, but it is one that creates an energy rich byproduct, which could power our homes and schools. Energy has been … Continue reading Did You Know using the toilet can power your house?
Water. We turn on our taps and out it comes. Many of us don't think twice about drinking it, bathing in it, watering our plants with it, even play fighting with it, but for many around the world careful consideration must be take when using it. According to The Water Project Africa, 319 million people in sub-Saharan … Continue reading Did You Know there is enough water in Africa?
The 'next Einstein' referred to in the title of this blog is Amanda Weltman, a 36-year-old South African cosmologist working on the Chameleon field which is a way to explain the accelerated expansion of the universe and seen as an extension of Einstein's work. Of course Weltman isn't literally the next Einstein, but she is one of … Continue reading Did you know the ‘next Einstein’ is from Africa?