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.…

Startup “HaltEbola” wins AMPIONs West African Venture Bus competition

Press Release AMPION – Berlin/Harare 06/11/2014 Southern African Venture Bus destined for AfricaCom next week HaltEbola pitch wins West Africa AMPION Venture Bus competition, the app facilitates public education on Ebola and other diseases HaltEbola to be rewarded by Microsoft and AMPION with software and training worth 10000€ South African Venture Bus starting on Friday, headed for…

Why Being Odd is Necessary

Alone in a Crowd In an ever more connected society, both solitude and opportunities can arise in unexpected places. From healthcare to technology, from education to commerce, outside thinkers with novel insights have an unprecedented chance to change our view of the world and how the people within it live. At TEDxAIMS we explored stories…

African artists tackle pressing issues in Ici L’Afrique

by Elizabeth Stephens Ici L’Afrique, or Here is Africa, is an exposition currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. The exhibit features 24 African artists from 17 different countries showcasing over 70 works that answer essential questions about Africa, and tackle contemporary challenges facing the continent. Some of these questions include: the history of slavery, immigration,…