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Ideas Matter Research Fellowship Program Supports Young Academics in West Africa

A new fellowship which supports the research of young academics in the region focusing on women, technology and entrepreneurship The West African Research Association at the Boston University in Massachusetts,US and The Master Card Foundation  are pleased to announce the recipients of the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program, a new fellowship which supports the research of young […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces 3rd Round of TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

On January 1, 2017, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will begin accepting applications for the third round of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Programme is the Foundation’s 10-year, US$100 million commitment to training, mentoring and funding 10,000 African entrepreneurs. The application portal will be open until midnight (WAT), March 1, 2017. Entrepreneurs must complete the […]
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African Innovators recognized by the Royal Academy of Engineering at the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

The inventors of an all-terrain ‘smart wheelchair’, a solar-water heating appliance that slashes energy use by 90% and a pneumonia-diagnosing biomedical jacket are among African innovators recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering as the continent’s future technology pioneers. Tackling global challenges as diverse as climate change, childhood disease, and access to renewable energy, 16 […]

Ashish J. Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index 2016 Ranks Namibia Top in Africa

The Ashish J. Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index 2016 recently launched measures entrepreneurial environments around the world against a strict set of criteria that spans cultural, educational, administrative, infrastructural, financial and policy factors. It is designed to highlight which countries are performing well and which countries have room for improvement. Among the 85 countries reviewed,Singapore has […]