Wednesday, August 10, 2011

African innovation can teach the world

(CNN) -- Africa is buzzing with its own brand of innovation, taking existing technology and adapting it to new uses.
Mobile technology, for example, has become a game changer in many parts of the continent, with cell phones being used for everything from transferring money to providing health care information.
But Africa's resourcefulness goes far beyond the mobile phone, and according to Nigerian-American journalist Dayo Olopade, author of forthcoming book "The Bright Continent," advanced economies can learn a thing or two from Africa's innovative spirit.
Watch the interview here


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