• Bright thinking

    Bright thinking

    Egypt’s national utility provider is making progress towards converting the country’s power distribution system into a ‘future-ready’ smart grid. In an EGP4.6 billion agreement between state-owned Egyptian Electricity Holding Company… Read more

    Under development

    Under development

    South Africa is set to manufacture its own COVID-19 sample purification kits within six months. In a move to help create a steady local supply that will speed up testing… Read more

    Cheque up

    Cheque up

    A chatbot is rewarding South Africans for completing coronavirus symptom checks via messenging platforms by awarding points that users can convert and redeem for online vouchers. The concept was created… Read more

    Body of evidence

    Body of evidence

    An MoU has been signed in support of a research programme that will increase the availability of economic data and evidence throughout the East Africa Community. Undertaken by TradeMark East… Read more

    Bridging the gap

    Bridging the gap

    In Nigeria, a public-private partnership is aiming to provide 1 million pupils with free e-learning devices and educational content during the COVID-19 crisis. Collaboration between the First Bank of Nigeria… Read more