Market stall in Lesotho
Investment and innovation will build southern Africa’s food security
7 August 2018
Investing in good nutrition for the wellbeing of southern African individuals will have a knock-on effect on the economy of the region, say food security researchers. “The benefit of investing in nutrition has been calculated as a...
FBB Moz Phase 2 Finalists
Unsung natural resources reign supreme at FemBioBioz Phase 2 competition in Mozambique
3 August 2018
The phase 2 competition of the FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme participants echoed a common purpose: to use Mozambique...
Medical devices
Medical device regulations in southern Africa will boost innovation and improve patient health
1 August 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa faces extreme challenges in public health, many of which can be addressed through innovative technologies such as fast and cheap diagnostic tests. Innovation in the sector is hindered, however, by poor or non-existent regula...
FemBioBiz phase 2 winners, judges and facilitators
FemBioBiz Phase 2 Results are in for South Africa & Lesotho
31 July 2018
The 2nd phase of the South African edition of FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme concluded on Friday last week in Cape Town, with four female bio-entrepreneurs selected to represent SA and Lesotho at the annual...
FemBioBiz Phase 2 winners from Namibia
Namibia’s finest – FemBioBiz Phase 2 winners
25 July 2018
Four female entrepreneurs have won the Namibian round of the FemBioBiz Phase 2 competition, and will go on to compete...
Eternity Foods Soup
Capacity building empowers Lesotho female entrepreneur
20 July 2018
It is a well-known fact that women are the backbone of their communities and also play a key role in the economies of their countries. One woman who shares this sentiment is 52- year old Mmakgabatso Shale who has turned her company Eternity Fo...