The Creative Lab Prizewinners

  • First prize: Yvette Ishinwe, from Rwanda
  • Second Prize: Zaheer Allam, from Mauritius
  • Third Prize: Oulimata Sourang, from Senegal

Twenty young people aged 16 to 35 were selected on the basis of a call for ideas to participate in a Creative Lab on the theme, “Imagine your city and imagine Africa in 2030 and 2063.” These young people were invited to submit their projects to the delegates of the Summit, using the Africities new innovative voting platform, of which three projects would be awarded. The following three projects were the successful recipients of the Creative Lab awards:

  • First prize: Yvette Ishinwe, from Rwanda

    For her project on the use of new technologies for optimal use of drinking water at standpipes (Iriba tap and drink innovation);

  • Second Prize: Zaheer Allam, from Mauritius

    For his smart urban regeneration project;

  • Third Prize: Oulimata Sourang, from Senegal

    For her E-Learning Assistant project.