Innovation in Africa is a possibility, and Cape Town a likely source as a future urban innovation economy.
Cape Town ranked 3rd in the Emerging Cities region of the Innovation Cities Index in 2011, by 2thinknow.
Janine Erasmus, a journalist from South Africa, wrote this excellent summary of the Cape Town situation in an African journal. A PDF is below.
Source: CPSI: http://www.cpsi.co.za
(We have uploaded the PDF to our servers, because the original link was misfiring.)