iot tech

Reinventing the way we approach Internet of things…

From collecting data in sub-zero Antarctica to rapid circuit prototyping on the International Space Station (ISS), XinaBox, a South African company with humble beginnings is reinventing the way we approach IoT while inspiring students to…

health tech AI

AI consumer Data Driven platform in support of…

Kenyan HealthTech Startup Afya Rekod launching AI Consumer Data Driven Platform in support of Global Efforts to Curb Corona Pandemic • Drive connectivity and engagement between patients, doctors and other health care providers The AI…

antenna

Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) to prevent and mitigate…

African Telecommunications Union calls for harmonised action by telecommunications regulators and operators in Africa to combat Coronavirus Pandemic • Regulators should implement the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) to enable authorities to effectively prevent and mitigate…

Fondo africano desarrollo ADB

ADB supports Blue Economy in Seychelles

Seychelles: African Development Bank Supports Blue Economy with $800k Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) grant • The country’s Blue Economy Strategic Policy and Road map prioritizes the development of new and emerging maritime…

africa continent map

ADEA and ADB urge partners to tackle skills…

The African Development Bank and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have called for stronger links between technical and vocational education and training and industry to equip young people with the…

sustainable ocean economy

African Impact Accelerator Launched in Cape Town to…

OceanHub Africa is also offering a technology transfer support program that promotes collaboration between researchers and entrepreneurs for science-based innovation Around the world, ocean-impact accelerators are emerging as societies start to realise the importance of…

precision farming agritech

Precision farming for Ethiopia’s Agricultural Sector

Boosting Farm Productivity is the Key to Unlocking the Full Economic Value of Ethiopia’s Agricultural Sector • New-age agricultural companies can support these efforts with new technologies and practices around seeds, crop protection and digital…

solar power irrigation

Sudan: ADB approves $21.783 million grant for roll…

The project meets the Sudanese government’s renewable energy and poverty reduction objectives as well as the Bank’s High Five and Energy Sector Policy The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a grant to…