Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities and health posts in rural villages. In most of these situations, there will probably be a mobile phone. There may even be more than that. Baobab Health uses point of care terminals in Malawi and Dimagi is growing...

[CIO]The African Virtual University (AVU) will hold the 1st International Academic Conference from 20th to 22nd November, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of its plans to share ongoing research and innovative projects currently involved in eLearning education and training in Africa. Go to Source Tags: e-learning, Jacques Bonjawo, nairobi ...

[CAJ News]Nairobi -LOCAL farmers are enjoying the immense benefits of the M-Farm service, a locally-developed offering aimed at empowering mostly small-scale commercial farmers. Go to Source Tags: nairobi, kenya, africa ...

ICT Hubs growth across Africa has so far been seen as a nexus point for economic growth and ‘techprenuership’ development in Africa. In addition, these innovation spaces can be viewed as a catalyst for socio-economic development through creation of technology-led entrepreneurs and youth employment. In Kenya, it is evident that majority of the ICT Hubs […] Go to Source Tags:...

By Chris Orwa Inspired by  Afrinnovator’s blog post  exploring the idea of the creative class in an African city (update: the blog seems to be offline presently), I set to answer the question, ‘what makes a great city?’  Some argue it’s the food or the music, others, the architecture.  Either way, it is the innovation applied […] Go to Source Tags: nairobi,...

[New Vision]Researchers in Kenya on Thursday said that they are currently conducting studies on how to use insect larvae to treat chronic wounds. Go to Source Tags: Chronic wound, Wound, nairobi, Calliphoridae, kenya ...

Its a cause for concern than most of the important innovations relevant to Africa are still been undertaken outside the continent. Lack of innovation systems...