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African social entrepreneurs honoured

African social entrepreneurs honoured

South African entrepreneur and founder of interactive mobile learning tool Afroes, Anne Githuku-Shongwe, was one of five African social entrepreneurs honoured at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town on Thursday.

Hippo Rollers help bring water home

The Hippo Water Roller Project is an initiative that looks to provide a much needed and easier method of water transportation to the world's most impoverished communities, many of whom lack access to running water in or around their homes.

Meds on wheels for positive change

Sizwe Nzima from Khayelitsha has started an innovative business that is helping to solve overcrowding at public health facilities, while also improving the lives of people who rely on chronic medication.

Young energy champions lead the way

Every year, Eskom rewards citizens who invent energy efficiency tools that help to keep energy consumption down, and, in many cases, also address sustainable community development needs.

Creating the next generation of innovators

IBM is championing innovative approaches to teaching and learning maths, science and technology through TryScience, a system that offers local learners an interactive learning experience.

Power sector ripe for innovation

There are huge opportunities for investment and innovation in South Africa’s power sector – so says Dr Steve Lennon, power utility Eskom’s group executive for sustainability.
Power from South Africa’s wind

Digital drum boosts computer literacy

A homegrown information and communication technology innovation, ingeniously housed in old oil drums, has made it onto Time Magazine's list of the top 50 inventions in the world for 2011.
Hi-tech solution to fix roads

Africa’s greenest hotel for Cape Town

Already known as an innovation hub and renowned for the excellence of its hospitality offerings, Cape Town will soon be the home of the most eco-friendly hotel on the continent, with construction soon to start on the cutting-edge Hotel Verde.
Green buildings now the law in SA

Vodacom gets 'green' innovation centre

Vodacom gets ‘green’ innovation centre

Work is under way on building one of Africa's greenest buildings as Vodacom and its parent company Vodafone plan an alternative energy innovation centre to help reduce carbon emissions across the world.

Video: 2011 Brand South Africa Stakeholder Summit

Brand South Africa traverses the country, sharing its vision with all of the people of South Africa: a country enriched by its diversity, innovation, possibility, sustainability and ubuntu.


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