Innovation

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The cost of innovation in South Africa's car manufacturing industry

Automation and the use of robots in manufacturing, combined with new working methods and systems, can have negative social impacts on workers. Increased automation threatens job security in South Africa’s auto industry.

Breaking Kenya free from its technology lab status

Kenya and the larger African continent offers a soft-landing with odds of success much higher for pretty much any well thought out concept backed by brilliant minds and a bit of runway.

Nervis Nzometiah Tetsop has making 3D printers using recycled electronic waste

Nervis Nzometiah Tetsop’s project is designed to make 3D printers using recycled electronic waste. The project is said to be environmentally friendly.

Technology can help people manage their diabetes

Interventions using m-health show promise as it could improve care for patients with chronic conditions. A previous study in Senegal has shown that simple interventions delivered via mobile applications can help to decrease diabetes risk factors such as an unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.

Competition to reward Cameroon's best technology projects

Cameroon ICT Innovation Week is an annual gathering that brings together hundreds of Cameroonian youth with amazing ICT start-up ideas to exhibit their skills, network among themselves, and find avenues for the funding of such projects to maturation.

Digitizing Africa 0️⃣1️⃣

We need to make an intentional effort to digitize Africa. Not only to help with better data for making policy decisions, but for improving lives too.

Smart investments in technology can help beef up Africa’s agriculture economy

Uganda offers some useful lessons from its use of smart investments in technology and farmer organization. These have made it the only East African country that is self-sufficient in milk.