Plastic Paintings – Mbongeni Buthelezi

Mbongeni is an artist and innovator from Johannesburg, South Africa who found a creative way to deal with waste.

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The African Innovations Award

Hello Friends! Another week another innovator. In my last post I started a series on institutions that honor innovators and inventors accross the continent.  Today we highlight a new award ceremony created to reward  the continent’s innovative thinkers.The African Innovator Award (AIA).

Based in Accra Ghana, the AIA was concieved this year by the team that organise the TedxAccra events. The AIA award was set up to honor innovators in different areas including technology, agriculture, education, healthcare and energy.Watch Emmanuel Addae, one of the team members introduce the award here.

Applications/nominations for the award show began in September and finalists are currently being shortlisted. The first ever award ceremony will take place in April 2016. Can’t wait!

 

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African Innovators Award

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