Innovation 2 results

Super Innovators

To kick off a new year for new ideas, Wings finds inspiration in the new wave of African innovators who are coming up with ingenious solutions to local challenges. Words Belinda Otas At a time when technology–driven development plays an increasingly significant role in shaping the economic outlook of the developing world, African innovators are equally taking the lead where solutions for local problems are concerned. This has been most prominent in the area of mobile technology, which ...

Visionary Africa

From Nigeria's Veda laptops to the Democratic Republic of Congo's VMK smartphone and South Africa's FabLabs, a quiet revolution of innovators, designers, technologists and thinkers are exploring bold new frontiers. Words Nana Ocran Over the last few years, with all the big conversations about Afropolitanism and its definitions in and beyond the African continent, one quirky development that seems to have been left out of the conversation is the growing level of can-do, hands-on, and ...