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…

First German-African ICT startup fair held in Berlin – ICT@frica

The first German-African ICT Start-up Fair was held on 11 October 2014 in the Malzfabrik venue in Berlin, Germany. Ten German-African start-ups from the automotive, cooling technology, resource planning, irrigation technology, engineering, solar and wind power technology, as well as sanitary and electro technology areas were presenting their business ideas at the event and inviting all those interested to have…

ICT for Agriculture – International Conference, November 4-8, 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda

How are ICT services boosting agricultural value chains? How can we establish a dynamic and enabling environment where ICTs for agriculture can flourish? Starting tomorrow on November 4 to 8, topics such as ICTs and value chains, advocacy and policy development will be discussed in Kigali, Rwanda, thereby assessing the impact of ICTs on farming, fisheries and livestock.  Find all video…

KiViWoSHeG – the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group

Meet an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary spirit and determination to change the world around her – Millicent Auma Otieno, born in Kisumu and now living in Nairobi, tells you here about her life and vision. She is founder of the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group: I am a single parent with one daughter and…

ICT for Development, Education and Training – about the 6th eLearning Africa conference

From May 25th — 27th this year, the 6th eLearning Africa conference took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Photographs by Jonathan E. Kalan, PuraVidaPhotos, and Saleh David, True Vision, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. © ICWE GmbH – Find here more photographs from the event. Africa’s role is now shifting from spectator to active participant in the development…