African innovation is booming. From making life a bit easier for Africans in rual parts of Africa to saving lives, many Africans are thinking innovation from their own point of view.
We've actually quoted Professor V. Kasturi "Kash" Rangan before but the quote is still very relevant. He teaches a course in Business at the Base of the Pyramid at Harvard University and says in this article that:
The mistake a lot of us (Westerners) make is to look at the folks at the base of the pyramid and assume that they must need the same types of services we need.