Renewable energy is constantly in the news and being spoken about on social media. Any time I put out a blog on solar energy I am added to countless renewable energy lists on Twitter, as people strive to promote sustainable energy and/or their renewable companies or organisations. The problem with renewable energy is that it's storage … Continue reading Did you know renewable energy storage is Africa’s holy grail?
The running trend through most of my blogs is how technology can improve the lives of people in Africa by offering solutions to problems. There are many innovative solutions for individual problems, such as charging their electrical appliances on a cooking stove, or offering mobile payment solutions. The importance of such innovation is not just … Continue reading Did you know solar power can empower African women?
African Innovation Foundation holds its 5th Innovation Prize for Africa. Here are some of the nominations.
In April, I published a blogpost about the World Economic Forum on Africa, an event that took place from May 11th to 13th in Kigali, Rwanda. In this context, the WEF was looking for Africa’s top five female innovators. The necessity to highlight female innovators stems from the fact that Africa currently has the youngest … Continue reading Did You Know That The WEF Crowned Its Top 5 African Female Innovators?
Only one year after the world's first ever solar-powered airport was opened in India, South Africa opened the gates to the continent's first solar-powered airport in the Western Cape in February. It's the first of a total of nine planned airports run by Airports Company South Africa. At the moment 40% of the airport's electricity needs … Continue reading Did you know Africa’s first solar-powered airport has just been opened?