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2017 Innovation Prize for Africa in Accra, Ghana

August 2017

The sixth edition of the coveted Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) culminated on July 18th, 2017 in Accra with a bang as the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) awarded three more African innovators for their incredible innovations. Out of the total of over 2500 applications, 10 nominees were selected, and from these Aly El-Shafei of Egypt emerged as the Grand Prize winner, with Philippa Ngaju Makobore of Uganda landing the Second Prize, and Dougbeh-Chris Nyan of Liberia winning the Special Prize for Social Impact.

  • Continent(s):
    Africa /
  • Topic(s):
    Development / Education / Environment / Economics / Health / Technology / Politics /
  • Audio:
    English
  • Duration:
    5'00''
  • Location(s):
    Ghana
  • Associates:
    IPA, AIF