Innovation labs in Africa have doubled
Innovation labs in Africa have doubled

ALGER, Algeria - How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies - Africa's tech hubs are pioneering innovation across the continent.

2 days ago

Training young African leaders can take societies to great heights
Training young African leaders can take societies to great heights

Thanks to a unique fellowship at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) as an Ibrahim Leadership Fellow, Marian Yinusa is making an impact in the lives of school-age girls in her birthplace of northern Nigeria.

By Franck Kuwonu 13 Jun 2018

Global inequalities and the digital future dissected by media
Global inequalities and the digital future dissected by media

This week around 2,000 guests from 100 countries will discuss various aspects of Global Inequalities at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (GMF) in Bonn, Germany, where AfricanDRONE will premiere its footage showing the coexistence of slums and wealthy districts in major cities around the world, as part of the theme.

12 Jun 2018

African Development Bank launches coding for employment program
African Development Bank launches coding for employment program

The African Development Bank, together with partners - The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook - launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.

12 Jun 2018

African innovation must be nurtured
African innovation must be nurtured

KIGALI, Rwanda - Policies, investments and enabling ecosystems must be put in place to support African innovation without hesitation. This was the consensus view at the 2018 Africa Innovation Summit, last week, which focused on innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African countries, which include energy access, water, food insecurity, health systems, and governance.

11 Jun 2018