Sahara Sparks 2016

13-14 May 2016, Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Bits & Bytes

Bits & Bytes 2016 Technology Convention with Costech and KINUvation.

Launch of CAMFED

On January 16th, 25 government schools in Iringa District, Tanzania, had reason to celebrate, as over 1,300 e-readers arrived, ready for children to use as part of a new literacy curriculum delivered by young women in Camfed’s alumnae association, CAMA, as Learner Guides. The UK Department for International Development, through its Human Development Innovation Fund […]

Slush 2016

Slush is an annual non-profit event organized by a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and festival organizers that takes in Helsinki, Finland. This year, Slush brought together 15,000 attendees, including 1,700 stratups, 800 venture capital investors and 630 journalists from exactly 100 countries.

ICT in Education Exhibition

The Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MOEVT) organized the ICT in Education Exhibition at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre. The event explored solutions for the use of e-content in Primary Schools that will help fast track attainment of Early Grade Reading, Writing, Math and Science skills. During the exhibition, different ideas and solutions […]

TEDx Ilala

HDIF Co-sponsored the 2015 TEDx Ilala event. The selected theme was ‘Yes, In My Lifetime’.

COSTECH Annual Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Conference

HDIF partnered with COSTECH to host the fourth annual Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Conference that was officially launched by President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete at the Nyerere International Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam. The conference was a three‐day event that brought together researchers, academicians, innovators, entrepreneurs, inventors from the public, private sectors and policy/decision […]

International Conference on African Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (ICAESB):

With a theme on “Innovation, Private Sector and Sustainable Development” the HDIF Team Leader participated as the keynote speaker at the International Conference on African Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (ICAESB). The ICAESB is an annual event of the University of Dar es Salaam Business School (UDBS) that provides a unique international forum and an […]

Legatum Institute 2015 Africa Prosperity Summit – Promoting Wealth and Wellbeing

The HDIF Team leader participated as a panelist during the session titled “Stoking African Innovation: Ways and Means”. The session focused on a broad spectrum of innovations addressing economic and social needs. On the social aspect, they discussed how innovations can improve basic services in education, health, water, sanitation, and hygiene; how innovations can promote […]