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African Innovation Foundation Announces 30-day extension for the US$ 150 000 IPA 2015 award

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The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) today announced a 30-day extension of the entry for its Innovation Prize Award  Applications can now be received by 30 November 2014 at 24h00 GMT. With a total prize share of US$150 000, African innovators stand to gain much more, such as recognition through our unique IPA brand, increased opportunities to attract investments, continental and international media attention, and the chance to positively transform the African innovation landscape. IPA targets innovators in 5 key sectors that include agriculture and agri-business; environment energy and water; manufacturing and service industry; health and wellbeing; and ICTs. The competition is open to all Africans including those in the diaspora, irrespective of socio-economic status, gender, demograp