Category: Overview

1.2 – Triple Helix Partnership for Innovation

The triple helix of industry, government and university has to strengthen for innovation to flourish in Africa. When schools educate for the needs of the markets and governments make rules that accelerate economic vibrancy, the overall system improves.  None can…
1.1 – Africa’s Need for Knowledge Creation

As the 21st Century closes its second decade, Africa is confronted with daunting challenges of building a new generation of workforce and critically-needed infrastructure to not just compete globally but also to prepare for its post-mineral era. The continent needs…
1.0 – Innovation for Development

Across most African capitals, a new movement is taking place. Young people with their chisels, laptops and hammers are congregating and working to grab the future in their own hands. They are the makers with enclaves of hackers, enthusiasts, hobbyists,…