Solaris is an energy-rich tobacco plant soon to be harvested by South African Airlines — looking to provide a new, greener, biofuel for their fleet.
The recycled Repurpose school bags come equipped with solar panels to provide a renewable light source for kids in disconnected regions.
Nomanini has created a rugged point-of-sale register that can facilitate cash payments for electricity, airtime and insurance.
South Africa’s Khusela startup has developed a smart detector specifically for shacks, which enable community-wide warnings in the event of a fire.
South Africa’s Backtracker is a device that aims to save cyclists’ lives by letting them know of dangerous traffic coming from behind.
South Africa’s El Burro restaurant has installed a device that enables customers to take professional-style Instagrams of their meals.
Seed is a set of mobile and computer products that use the processing power and data of a single docked smartphone.
Mellowcabs is enabling South African citizens to travel for free in its advertising-funded and eco-friendly cycle cabs.
The Lightie is a system that uses an empty bottle and a solar filament to provide cheap light in the places that need it most.
Giving homeless people the same dignity afforded to paying customers, The Street Store is a rent-free temporary store that provides poor neighborhoods with free clothes and fashion advice.