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African Innovators’ Closing Call to Action from Africa Innovation Summit 2018: “Africans Must Throw Out the Boxes that Have Caged Them.”

AIS 2018 focused on innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African countries, which include energy access, water, food insecurity, health systems, and governance

The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) closed on Friday with a resonating call to action addressed to innovators, government leaders, private sector, civil society and academia: “Let us throw out the boxes that have caged us”. The overwhelming view of the Summit was that in order to nurture, empower and propel…

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Reports on Emerging Technologies officially launched at African Innovation Summit

Advances in modern technologies are occurring at an accelerating pace, ranging from the fields of robotics, nanotechnology and biotechnology to materials science and artificial intelligence. Globally, these technologies are bringing about transformation in all dimensions of life, and this provides an opportunity for Africa to harness these technologies to advance…

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AIS2018 Advisory Council Member Carlos Lopes on Innovation with “Top in Business Bytes”

We should not be afraid of disruption - Carlos Lopes

Carlos Lopes (https://goo.gl/7RDZGH), AIS 2018 Advisory Council Member and Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), who will join the Africa Innovation Summit (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) from 6 to 8 June 2018 at Kigali, Rwanda, had shared his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of innovation for…

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African Union High Level Panel on Emerging Technologies to meet at #AIS2018 in Kigali, June 6-8, 2018

The High Level-APET has been constituted in recognition of the need to harness both existing and emerging technologies for the economic development of Africa

The Africa Innovation Summit 2018 (AIS 2018) (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) team in partnership with NEPAD Agency (www.NEPAD.org) is announcing the meeting of the African Union (AU) High Level Panel on Emerging Technologies (APET) (https://goo.gl/pzz9bE) during the #AIS2018. The High Level-APET has been constituted in recognition of the need to harness both existing…