Monthly Archives: July 2012


Where to Study Abroad? Avoid the Wrong Universities

The biggest failure of Africa after half a century of independence, is the complete collapse of its educational system. No African university, college, or school is listed in the World Top 100, or Top 500.

Everyone one is aware of the situation. Worried, parents try to find a place for their beloved kids in some colonial schools in Africa like the read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Looking to fund your climate change strategy or plan for Africa? Apply to the CDKN Innovation Fund.

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) is launching a new fund, focused on Africa, which will support the development and implementation of projects that encourage climate compatible development decisions and policies in Africa.

Initially the find will support two (2) innovation process awards of up GBP100,000 each, then may provide read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

The African Spotify, TruSpot is growing so fast, reaching 8 millions monthly

TruSpot streams the best of African music, videos and entertainment news”

The African music industry has experienced a powerful renaissance in the last decade, helped to a large extent by music channels such as MTVBase, Channel O and TraceTV, which have provided a voice for African musical talent. Not everyone has access to TV, but a read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Will a Pan African University of science, technology and innovation be Successful?

The African Union has quite an ambitious agenda to create in a near future a Pan African University of science, technology and innovation with the purpose to address the complete failure of most of the higher education institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Here is a description of the project, you can download here: PAU_PROJECT_DOCUMENT

I really read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Doing Business in Africa: World Bank Report 2012

The World Bank’s Doing Business Project is an annual report that provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183 economies and selected cities in the world.

The main purpose of the project is to encourage countries to compete towards more efficient regulation; offering measurable benchmarks for reform; and read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Apply for the 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship is an initiative of the African Leadership Network and Legatum a private investment group Based in Dubai.

Since inception in 2007, Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship has attracted more than 7,000 applications from leading African businesses and has given out prizes in excess of US$ 1.4 million to 25 leading read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Amazing Speech Technology For South Africa Diversity

Among the biggest hurdles South Africa faces is its multi cultural demographic and language barrier. With over forty six million people speaking in eleven official languages, it will be difficult for the region to create a centralized hub for technology. But not for long. In Pretoria, the Human Language read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Forbes’ Top 20 African Tech Startups

In the begining of 2012, Forbes Africa magazine issued its top 20 list of tech start-ups in Africa. The magazine has several criteria in its selection in order for a particular startup to be included in the list. First of all, the startup must be in operation of not less than ten years read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

From Africa, The first mobile based "Cow Calendar" in the World

In January 2012, an East African regional competition sponsored by the United States Department of State, Apps 4 Africa has been designed to draw attention to the skills and expertise of local developers and help influence the emerging power of mobile technology and its capacity to resolve some if not read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Innovation Prize for Africa: Call for Proposals

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) have just  announced the call for the 2013 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA).

Eligible are innovations by Africans for Africa. Africans in the Diaspora can also apply if their innovations are of significance to Africa. The winning proposal will read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.