Innovation Africa 2017

  • 28th October 2017
  • by secretary

23-25 October 2017 Maputo. Innovation Africn 2017.

Innovation Africa 2017 is firmly established as the continent’s number one high level ministerial forum where industry partners enjoy pre-scheduled meetings and committed engagement with ministers and senior government officials from over 40 countries. It is Africa’s “must participate” event for education, innovation and ICT.

Innovation Africa was organised by AfricanBrains, who are dedicated to attracting investment into education and technology in Africa through building public-private partnerships.

Government officials comprising of ministers, secretaries of state, deputy ministers, permanent secretaries and director generals were joined by board level members from leading education and tech companies including IBM, Intel, Cambridge University Press, HP, Bi-Bright, JP – Inspiring knowledge, Positivo BGH, Discovery Education, Pearson and Wiley among others.

This year the summit was held under the official patronage of the Government of Mozambique and hosted by both the Ministry of Science & Technology, Higher & Technical Professional Education and the Ministry of Education & Human Development.

Panel Session: Public Private Partnerships for Education and Innovation Projects

  • Chair: Mr Jorge Sá Couto – Chairman, JP-Inspiring Knowledge Hon Dumisani Ndlangamandla – Minister of Information, Communications & Technology, SWAZILAND 
  • Hon Nadine Patricia Anguile Obame – Minister of National Education & Higher Education, GABON 
  • Hon Jesus Engonga Ndong – Minister of Education & Science, EQUATORIAL GUINEA 
  • Dr Martine Mtonga – Permanent Secretary, Office of the President, Smart Zambia Institute, ZAMBIA 
  • Mr Noel Chikhungu – ICT Director for Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, MALAWI