Did You Know Africa is improving the wind turbine?

The world energy situation is changing, and renewable innovations are speeding up seemly exponentially. With the big storms and terrible fires across the world this year, there is ever increasing discussion regarding climate change and how we source our energy. The rate of fossil fuel usage has stabilised, but carbon is still being pumped into … Continue reading Did You Know Africa is improving the wind turbine?

Did You Know solar power is saving lives in Africa?

Electricity remains to be a difficulty in many parts of Africa. Even where there is a access to a grid, there are problems with reliability. Many African cities run to the song of generators firing up during times of blackout and even then it is not everyone that is fortunate to have a generator, or … Continue reading Did You Know solar power is saving lives in Africa?

Did You Know it has been a great year for African Innovation?

The year is almost at an end and Christmas is upon us. Around the world presents will be given and exciting new technology will be given as presents. (As well as a few socks and handbags!) This technologies are the result of lengthy research processes and development stages. Innovations, joining tech together to great entertaining … Continue reading Did You Know it has been a great year for African Innovation?

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Did You Know the Paris Agreement could be bad for Africa?

The continent is in a difficult position. For other countries to develop, they needed energy. They got this energy by burning fossil fuels. Firstly, coal and moving on to oil and gas, damaging the environment and pushing the world close to the point of no return with regards to global warming. Now, this agreement seeks … Continue reading Did You Know the Paris Agreement could be bad for Africa?

Did You Know anyone in Africa can now access solar power?

Africa has long faced challenges that inhibit the continents chances of developing and reaching its potential. Among one of the greatest challenges is sufficient energy. Much of the worlds oil supply is sourced in Africa. Nigeria and Angola supply the world with huge amounts of barrels of oil a day. Despite this electricity is often unstable and unreliable. … Continue reading Did You Know anyone in Africa can now access solar power?

Did you know what disruptive technology in Africa means?

In recent years there has been a lot of talk about disruptive innovation in Africa, but what exactly is it? The term, which was first coined by Clayton M. Christensen in 1995, means an innovation that creates a new market and value network, disrupting the existing market and value network and upsetting existing firms, products and … Continue reading Did you know what disruptive technology in Africa means?