African Innovators Requested to Submit Entries

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  The African Innovation Foundation (AIF)  is calling on all African innovators to submit their entries for the fourth edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) competition. According to the African Innovation Foundation,the IPA is presented annually, enabling and encouraging African pioneers to develop creative ideas and techniques to More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Imprisoned Human Rights Activist Petitions President Obama

  Imprisoned human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko penned a letter to President Barack Obama on June 12, 2014, imploring the president of the United States, and its allies to take a principled stand and apply More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Australian Master TreeGrower Course Specialists Train Ethiopian, Zimbabwean and Ugandan Farmers in Agroforestry

  The Australia Agroforestry Foundation, and Beyond Substance a non-profit Christian organization established to provide forestry and agroforestry support to aid organizations operating in third world countries More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Siemens Partners With the East African Power Industry Convention

  Siemens company has partnered as a platinum sponsor with the 16th annual East African Power Industry Convention or EAPIC that is taking place from 3-4 September in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference and expo More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Collecting Used Phones for Recycling Takes Root in Africa

  The collecting of used mobile phones for recycling is becoming common in Africa especially with support from Orange Telecom Company. The fifth mobile phones collection facility was inaugurated last week More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Nigeria Has Potential to Become a Major Economic Force

A report released today by McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) indicates that Nigeria has the potential to become a major economic force in coming decades. According to the report, there is no disguising the challenges More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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USA’s Carnegie Mellon University Holds Graduation in Rwanda

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Rwanda has announced today its first class in Africa has graduated. The ceremony, which took place at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda, awarded 22 students with master’s degrees More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Civil Societies Want to Participate in US-Africa Leaders Summit

  With just weeks to go before the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which takes place August 4–6 this year, a coalition of international NGOs and African civil societies have called on President More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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African Countries Advised to Standardize Call Centers

  Christopher Bell, Interactive Intelligence’s Channel Manager for Africa , has called for the creation of a call center association for Nigeria and other African countries as a way of promoting a standard More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Movitel Wins Award in Mozambique

  Movitel, which is a joint venture between Vietnamese telecommunications group, Viettel and Mozambique’s SPI company has dramatically won the “Best Mobile Innovation Award” in the Mobile Innovations More...