There are some 700 million people in Africa without access to electricity. As the continent modernizes, those people will need power.
If you have a great tech idea, the Umbono project will help transform your vision into a business.
Named after his inmate number at Robben Island Prison, 46664 Apparel is a new clothing venture focused on raising funds for the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s charitable efforts in addition to strengthening South Africa’s lagging textile and clothing industry.
Victor Kossikouma Agbegnenou, a Togolese inventor living in France, has developed a polyvalent technology called PWCS (Polyvalent Wireless Communication System) which allows, from a satellite broadband connection, the simultaneous provisioning of telephony, internet and video (image) services without using any landline cable such as fiber optics.
Kleeto, is an Indian service that promises to store documents physically and digitally. Kleeto aims to simplify consumers’ paper management and — ultimately — reduce the usage of paper altogether.
When China Met Africa provides a rare grass-roots view into one of the most important economic challenges of of our age, the fight for resources.