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The Young Changemakers

All Africa. The top 12 finalists for the 2014 Anzisha Prize have been announced. The competition recognizes and celebrates African entrepreneurs between the age of 15 and 22 who are using business to solve problems in their communities. more

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What Needs To Be Invented

You think everything has been invented already? Not yet! Some great ideas are still missing. Michelle Ataganga, Managing Editor of Ventureburn, has some ideas about which innovations would make life in Africa better. So, entrepreneurs, here is the challenge! more

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Apply Now: The Orange African Social Venture Prize

All Africa. Encouraging innovation and the use of ICT for development, Orange has launched the 4th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize. The prize will recognize four projects: three projects with grants of 10,000 EUR, 15,000 EUR and 25,000 EUR, and a new special prize of 10,000 EUR. more

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By icecairo Team

The Global Innovation Gathering Berlin. A Recap By Icecairo

Germany. 71 innovation hub managers, makers, hackers and entrepreneurs from across the world with a focus on Africa built the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) during the re:publica 2014 in Berlin. Enabled by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the GIG was a fabulous summit of ideas, planning, new friendships and fun. The team of icecairo has blogged a detailed recap of their week in Berlin. more

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The Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) In Berlin

All Africa. The GIG brings together 70 innovation hub managers, makers, hackers and entrepreneurs from across the world with a focus on Africa and is taking place at the re:publica conference. The GIG will be opened by German Federal Minister Gerd Müller, who is welcoming founders and members of AfriLabs, AfricaHacktrip, Founderbus, AfriMakers, iceBauhaus, Impact Hub and some special guests. more

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Celebrating Innovators In Africa

All Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda. Startups, Non Profits, and Big Businesses in sub-Sahara are tackling a range of challenges, from shopping to social good. FastCompany, the US online tech and innovation magazine has selected the most promising ten African companies. Congrats Chris, Danielle, Dean of the young startup YOU ARE IN! more

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Hackathon On Agriculture And Fishery

Uganda. Reality check. The Africa Gathering team in collaboration with the Africa Progress Panel (APP) and the Hive Colab will be hosting a Hackathon on Agriculture and Fisheries in Kampala / Uganda. On this occasion, Hackers and Tech Innovators are invited to submit their ideas about the development of the APP. Please get the details for submission. more

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The Students Who Reinvented the Ultrasound

Uganda. WinSenga is the flagship product of Cipher 256, a young startup from Uganda. It's a handheld device that can scan a pregnant woman’s womb and report fetal weight, position, breathing patterns, age, and heart rate. The information is transmitted to a smart phone and into the mobile application that plays the part of the nurse’s ear and recommends a course of action. more