Zimbabwe: The Case for Business Incubators and Innovation Hubs

By Kudzai Mubaiwa. Economic development is something every nation desires, for overall economic prosperity should result in the general well-being of its people. Business incubators and innovation hubs are a very practical tool for bringing the best ideas to life and to a point of scale and commercialisation. The world’s leading institution on advancing business…

25th AU Summit – South Africa (7-15 June 2015)

The theme of the Summit is: “Year of Women Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063” Specific dates for the meetings of the different AU organs and decision-making bodies during the Summit will be as follows: Sunday 7 and Monday 8 June 2015: Thirtieth (30th) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) Venue: O.R.…

Supporting Survivors of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

The incike Initiative supports a portion of the population that was greatly affected by the Genocide against the Tutsis in 1994. It is an initiative by the Young ICT entrepreneurs association under kLab and the ICT Chamber. Its mission is to use technology to support elderly survivors above the age of 70, whose family members were decimated.…

Applications are open for 5 Venture Bus tours in Africa

At 50th African Development Bank Annual Meetings: Ampion Venture Bus announces to build 40 new African startups African Development Bank Annual Meeting unveils 5 new Venture Bus Routes 5 buses, 14 African countries, 200 participants, 40 new startups Applications now open for coders, business developers, designers and experts from various industries world-wide Abidjan/Berlin, May 29th…

Towards greener cities in Egypt and Germany

Growing Grassroots: Changing Cities in a Changing Climate *Arabic Below* Green areas in cities are often called the “lungs of a city”. They are good for the air, for the climate and bring about a better quality of life to the city’s population. Do you like sitting in green areas or have you even thought…

Gamification for Social Good in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

View the Twitter feed at storify.com/AfriPerspects/. Can Africa’s tech movers and shakers design digital tools and gamified eLearning for sustainable changes in social systems? We will see in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from May 17 – 20! As many successful apps and computer programs, even start-ups and hubs, have been borne out of the dynamic hackathon environment in…