News and updates from the continent

Food security Bee-Pak™ wins R1-m SAB innovation prize

Food security Bee-Pak™ wins R1-m SAB innovation prize

Oct 31, 2014

Bee-Pak™ innovator Greg Eberdeen says the beehive eliminates 60% of the pathogens that destroy bee colonies. It weighs 15kgs, allowing people with limited transportation to field them easily.

African & Norwegian leaders accelerate infrastructure

African & Norwegian leaders accelerate infrastructure

Oct 31, 2014

“The conversations at the Norwegian-African Business Summit increase understanding of the African continent, and accelerate investments, partnerships, and growth in infrastructure in Africa.” ~ Eivind Fjeldstad, MD of NABA

Ten young film crews, ten inspiring climate films

Ten young film crews, ten inspiring climate films

Oct 31, 2014

Bernardo Bertolucci heads up the distinguished jury that chose the winners of the Action4Climate documentary competition.

Acer ahead on global carbon emissions 2015 target

Acer ahead on global carbon emissions 2015 target

Oct 31, 2014

With the use of 100% green electricity by Acer’s US operations, the ratio of green power usage by Acer worldwide will exceed 30% by the end of 2014

App economy brings opportunities for Africa

App economy brings opportunities for Africa

Oct 29, 2014

‘African businesses can become part of this emerging economic world, but one thing they need to get right first is a solid platform for IT management, including mobile.’ ~ Gary Lawrence