‘Innovators’

Introducing Capetonian phone charging handbags

Tammy Lederle has set up and owned a number of businesses in her life from a catering company to an events agency and has worked for a bespoke handbags company in New York and two leading magazine houses here at home. But passion and a knack for business led her to start her own company, which sells locally makes stylish […]

Bloomberg Innovation Index

Billionaire venture capitalist Jim Breyer is heading to the Swiss Alps this year with an upbeat message. “This is a magical time,” says Breyer, founder and CEO of Breyer Capital and a partner at Accel Partners. “Innovation is happening in centers of excellence around the world faster than ever before.” His optimism contrasts with the […]

Cell Phone Technology Is Key to Better Health in Africa

Pneumonia is one of the world’s leading killers, yet it is often misdiagnosed and improperly treated due to its similarity to other febrile illnesses. Researchers at the University of Melbourne in Australia are exploiting the ubiquity of cell phones by adapting them to help health workers in the developing world diagnose pneumonia and perform other […]

HUBs, the incubator for African mobile developement

Drawn from the American tech savvy region the California based Silicon Valley where the word draws most of its ICT and technology start-ups and developments which has largely been through ingenious innovation, African technologies have also began tapping into the rich model by creating HUBS that have become the home and incubator of most success […]