Africa The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Africa en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:30:00 GMT Sarah Green New Product Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes and May Save Lives Kite Patch makes people virtually undetectable by mosquitoes and could save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:00:00 GMT Jenna Goudreau The 'White African' and Nairobi's Tech Hub Erik Hersman, son of American missionaries, talks about developing an ecosystem for entrepreneurs in Kenya's flourishing tech community. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 04:00:00 GMT Amy S. Choi A New Social Venture Takes the Lead from TOMS Shoes to Fight Child Hunger Two Degrees addresses malnutrition in developing countries with a get-one, give-one sales approach. Tue, 24 May 2011 12:07:00 GMT Gwen Moran