The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative announces the launch of the public voting for the 2014 Technology Idea (Tech-I) Competition. Tech-I is an annual science and technology entrepreneurship competition, which this year accepted over 500 entries from …
Mobile at the Base of the Pyramid: Zambia
infoDev has released the “Mobile at the Base of the Pyramid: Zambia” report.
This set of reports assesses existing mobile application (app) business models targeted at, or suitable for, people living at the base
of the pyramid (BoP). The reports …
UNICEF Activate Talks Zambia
Guest blog by Chipo Chitambi-Mando
What do Bongohive and UNICEF have in common? One word: Innovation. Almost 25 years ago, the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) made a promise that they would do everything to protect and …
Local ideas shaping national health agendas to reduce child deaths in developing countries
GSK and Save the Children $1 million Healthcare Innovation Award continues to call for life-saving ideas for new-borns and under-fives.
Six months after receiving a share of the 2013 Healthcare Innovation Award, five organisations based in developing countries are helping …
Insaka with Ceaser Siwale CEO at Pangaea Holdings Limited | August 19
We are pleased to host Ceaser Siwale, Chief Executive Officer at Pangaea Holdings Limited, at this month’s Insaka on Tuesday 19th of August from 18:00 hrs to 19:30 hrs. To attend, please register here
Ceaser is a leading Zambian …
Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 Now Open
Guest post by Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)
Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 now open – USD 150,000 in prizes for continent’s brightest innovators to accelerate Africa’s development
“With 2000 innovators from 48 countries entering in its first three …
The DJ’s Meet the Industry | August 12
If you are interested in the radio industry and music this event is for you. Come through on Tuesday, August 12 at Protea Hotel Arcades and get a deeper insight on the people behind the voices that drive us home …
TeleDoctor wins inaugural Awesome Foundation Lusaka micro-grant
The Awesome Foundation Lusaka launched in last month and has awarded its first micro-
grant of 3,000 Kwacha to the most awesome idea submitted in the inaugural monthly funding round. The grant is made possible by a group of 12 …
Zambia Innovation Fund Call For Proposals 2014
DEADLINE: First Round of Submission: July 11th 2014
Introduction and Background
The Zambia Innovation Fund is jointly implemented by the Expression and Engagement programme; Governance and Human Rights programme of Hivos Foundation and Free Press Unlimited media programme.
Meet the team from SleepOut.com | July 1st
Bongohive will be hosting the Mauritius-based accommodation marketplace for a meet & greet July 1st from 18:00 – 19:30 hrs. To attend, please register here.
SleepOut.com started on a small Indian ocean island off the coast of Kenya …