Africa Innovation Summit - Exibition

African Inovations Exhibit

AIS – For  Innovators

An important part of the summit was the exhibit Africa Innovations, which featured important products and services by African innovators.


This initiative provided an opportunity for sustainable Corporate Social Responsability Action.

The private sector sponsors were able to promote and expand their brand image in this first edition of AIS.


1Name : Evans Wadongo
Field of Innovation: Solar Energy
Innovation: MwangaBora (Swahili for Good Ligh) Solar powered Led Lantern solar lamp, which is built from fifty percent recycled materials and is the first African-designed and -produced solar lamp available
Prizes: Wadongo was voted one of CNN's top ten heroes of 2010



 Erick charasName: Eric Charas
Country: Mozambique
Field of Innovation: Information
Innovation: A Verdade, first free high-quality newspaper in sub-Saharan Africa
Prizes: Mr. Charas was voted a Hero of Africa by media group MSN in 2005, named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2006, and an Archbishop Tutu African Leadership Fellow in



segurançaName: Sanoussi Diakite
Country: Senegal
Field of Innovation: sécurité alimentaire
Innovation: Fonio Husking Machine
Prizes:  Rolex Awards for Enterprise





Name of the company: Bonako
Country: Cape Verde
Field of Innovation: Apps and Videogames
Innovation: Games based on African Culture and Mythology




M formName of the company: mFarm
Field of Innovation : Agriculture
Country: Kenya
Innovation: mFarms is an integrated and customizable ICT platform designed to help stakeholder in agricultural value chain communicate with each other efficiently, establish and maintain business relationships and manage the flow of goods and services among them.



BIT BAITName of the company: Bit Bait
Country: Algeria
Field of Innovation: Pesticides
Innovation: BitBait, Insecticides and rodenticides (chemicals-free, Ecological, BIO), natural 100%. This new pesticides technology is seen as a breakthrough in the world and a giant leap in insects and rodent safe control.
Prizes: -IPA 2012 Winners, Innovation Prize for Africa


 M PayerName of the company: Zegetech
Country: Kenya
Field of Innovation: Financial Solutions
Innovation: MPayer (mobile money management system)
Prizes: Zege Technologies was among twenty of the world’s most inspiring high-growth entrepreneurs selected from 50 top SME entrepreneurs from around the world, to participate in a Dragons Den Pitching Competition at the Global Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.



 Name of the company: mPedigree
Country; Ghana
Field of Innovation: Health
Innovation: mPedigree, is an anti-counterfeit ICT software application that seeks to empower the consumer so that they have a way of verifying their medication’s safety.
Prize: 35 top young innovators in the world by MIT.



greenName of the company: Green Dreams
Country: Kenya
Field of Innovation: Agriculture
Innovation: ICow, a voice-based mobile application that helps farmers track the oestrus stages of their cows. This application can enable farmers everywhere to better manage breeding periods as well as monitor cow nutrition leading up to the calving day. This will help farmers get the most of their cows and their farms.
Prize: First Prize Winner of Apps4Africa Competition 2010



Name of the company: Cellular Systems International
Country: Senegal
Field of Innovation: Financial Solutions
Innovation: Wari Gateway (platform with simple services to send & receive money,pay bills, etc.)




Capture decran 2013-06-23 a 15Name of innovator: Afate Gnikou
Country: Togo
Field of Innovation: E-Waste
Innovation: 3D printer made of e-waste and other machines made of e-waste





Name : GreenTech
Country: Gambia
Field of Innovation: Sustainable Energy
Innovation: Affordable high quality fuel briquettes for cooking and heating to a high diversity of industries and households

An important part of the summit was the exhibit, which featured important innovations and innovators from around the world.
Innovation Exhibition were open February 3rd 2014 and ended on the 6th 2014.
Learnings and ideas were shared.