Category: Emerging Pillars

3.3 – What Can Africa Do?

Though the idea is that innovation is unbounded and can happen anywhere because of the ubiquitous processing power and shared knowledge made possible by new technologies, the reality is that innovation has a geographic component. The geography-relevance is not as…
3.2 – Innovation Economy for Africa

An innovation economy is one that positions knowledge, technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation process as integrated pillars, effected by policy, to enhance growth and development. It encapsulates an economic regime in which growth is dependent on the quantity, quality, and accessibility of the information available,…
3.1 – Africa’s Need for Innovation

Innovation is important for Africa as it must decouple its growth from commodities. Around the globe, rapid and disruptive changes are taking place across business sectors and markets. Indeed, innovation is now global and accessible because it is not just…
3.0 – Why is innovation vital for Africa?

There is a broad consensus that Africa has made huge leaps in human and economic developments within the last few years. New markets and sectors like telecoms and movie have been created and Africa is booming. Experts projected annual GDP…