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Kenya: Global Innovation Week Set for Nairobi

[CIO]Nairobi will next week host global innovators, development partners and civil society groups under the global initiative ‘Making All Voices Count’ that is aimed at stimulating innovation in order to improve government performance and accountability. Go to Source No tags for this post....

Nigeria: Jonathan Endorses Computer-Based Test for UTME

[Vanguard]Bwari -The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said that President Goodluck Jonathan had endorsed the recently introduced Computer Based Testing (CBT) for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. Go to Source No tags for this post....

Africa: Can Visiting Science Centres Boost Science Literacy?

[SciDev.Net]The expectations that hands-on science centres can increase people’s engagement with science and technology have been the motivation for creating many science centres around the world. Go to Source No tags for this post....

Rwanda: Big Dreams for ICT Sector

[Africa Renewal]Success story is grabbing global attention Go to Source No tags for this post....

Kenya: Nailab Launches Crowd-Funding Site

[CIO]Nairobi’s start-up incubator Nailab has launched a mobile crowd-funding platform Babandu hosted on the 1% site that will help startups in Kenya have access to capital. Go to Source No tags for this post....

Kenya: Sokotext Wins Kshs. 300,000 in Crowd Funding Boot Camp

[CIO]SokoText a start-up that offers an SMS based pre-ordering service to grocers in Nairobi slums enabling them to get their daily stock from the market place has received 300,000 from one percent after winning the first crowd funding boot camp in Nairobi. Go to Source No tags for this post....

Africa: An Innovation Policy Database for the Developing World

[SciDev.Net]Geneva -This week I have the pleasure of visiting the UN office in Geneva in springtime – the views of Lake Geneva are scintillating. But there’s been little time to enjoy the views. Go to Source No tags for this post....