MIT and Mastercard Foundation Launch 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion

By Press Release 13 March 2018

Applications open to find Africa’s most innovative Start-ups meeting the greatest financial inclusion challenges. FULL STORY >


Cell C to give away R600 million in prizes in Spin & Win campaign

By Press Release 29 September 2016

Cell C is set to give away over R600 million worth of lifestyle, cash and airtime prizes in its new and innovative Spin & Win promotion, which launches on 1 October. FULL STORY >


British teenager wins $250 000 in inaugural World Drone Prix held in Dubai

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 March 2016

15-year-old British drone enthusiast, Luke Bannister, won the inaugural World Drone Prix race in Dubai, netting himself a cool $250 000 in the process. FULL STORY >


R1.2-million first place prize for best local social innovation – finalists announced

By Staff Writer 18 September 2015

Total of R3-million+ in investment funding for top local social innovations FULL STORY >


R150, 000 prize up for grabs for the first ever 72-hour women’s hackathon winner and technology conference

By Staff Writer 24 August 2015

The Cortex Hub, an East London based ICT business incubator will be hosting South Africa’s first ever 72-hour women’s hackathon and technology conference. FULL STORY >


Four South African finalists in running for Innovation Prize for Africa

By Staff Writer 15 April 2015

Four local talents make it through to the final 10 in this year's Innovation Prize for Africa. FULL STORY >


Innovation Prize for Africa winner uses flies for feed

By Staff Writer 8 May 2013

South African-based company, AgriProtein Technologies, has won the 2013 Innovation Prize for Africa. FULL STORY >


Innovation Prize for Africa 2013 offers big cash prizes

By Staff Writer 23 August 2012

Do you have a truly innovative, proudly African invention? Well US$100 000 might just be coming your way. FULL STORY >


Microsoft offers cash reward for foiling hackers

By Ryan Noik 5 August 2011

Microsoft has put $250 000 up for grabs for professionals and hobbyists who build the best cyber security solution. FULL STORY >


Wikileaks and the internet nominated for Nobel Prize

By Johan Keyter 2 March 2011

The Nobel Committee announces this year's Nobel Peace Prize nominations, which seems to include more electronic competitors every year. FULL STORY >


Tech News Roundup- Cash is king

By Hanleigh Daniels 12 March 2010

This week in tech, Bill Gates is demoted to the position of world's second richest person, whilst an average woman from New Zealand becomes a social networking star without doing anything special to achieve that goal. FULL STORY >


Internet nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

By Hanleigh Daniels 11 March 2010

The internet has been nominated for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize and will be up against 236 other nominees. This year's recipient will be announced in October. FULL STORY >

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