Right recipient of Innovation Prize?

Author:Kariuki, Simon
Position:Readers' Views: LETTERS & COMMENTS - Letter to the editor
 
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It was interesting and inspiring to read about the Innovation Prize for Africa, founded by M. Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais (August/ September) and the support it provides to African innovators to commercialise their products.

The innovations by the 10 finalists, as reported in the July issue, were terrific and all designed to provide solutions to African problems. I must admit however, that I was a little disappointed, not because Aly ElShafei from Egypt won the first prize...

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