“The real work of social innovation is to fix our broken human systems.” Cheryl Heller, American Author and Business Strategist According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the population of Africa will grow to 2.4 billion by the year 2050 and youths under the age of 35 will
Two mobile carrier companies in South Africa, Cell C and MTN, have concluded an extended roaming agreement, which appears to be an expansion of a previous roaming agreement between the companies, concluded in May 2018. In terms of the first agreement, MTN provided Cell C customers with 2G, 3G and 4G
Mustapha Diyaol Haqq (19) is a self-taught software programmer from Kumasi, Ghana who is inspired by global success stories around tech to innovate and provide solutions where they are most needed, starting with his home town. The teenager has created a predictive analytics model using machine learning and artificial intelligence
The ongoing heroics of students from Rabat’s National School of Mineral Industry, who are preparing to debut a solar-powered vehicle designed for competitive team racing, affirm morocco’s commitment towards securing a brighter future. “the gift of the Sun”, or Eleadora was unveiled by the students at the campus in Rabat,
A South African job app “MrEmploy,” has just been launched to connect job seekers in South Africa to employers. The app through its automated process is aimed at making employment processes faster and easier, and also helps to link applicants to their aspiring employers . According to the managing director
On Wednesday 11th June, the African Development Bank (ADB) and its partners launched the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, which is designed to aid safety and expansion of digital financial transactions in Africa. The Fund, launched at the Bank’s Annual Meeting is supported by the Bill &
Tanzania has disclosed plans to build another pipeline linking it with Zambia, in a bid to ease the transportation of refined petroleum products between both countries. Construction of the new pipeline will cost $1.5 billion and the project is said be co-executed by both countries. Tanzania’s Energy minister, Medard Kalemani in
PRESS RELEASE. LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT ENDORSES THE TOURISM & TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT . The Tourism and Technology Summit has been endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture Lagos State and by extension the Lagos State Government. This was contained in a letter to the organisers. In
So you have a business idea or you want to venture into an existing sector, you have mapped out your strategy and drawn the projections. You are confident this is the next big thing; it is burning inside of you and you just can’t wait to kick start that business.
The Ghanaian Government has launched a medical drone delivery service, which will help emergency health situations and reach out to rural areas in Ghana. This medical drone delivery services which was launched on Wednesday is set to help Patients receiving medical treatment in hard to reach health facilities in the
A creative school in Lagos Nigeria, O2 Academy Lagos,launched the idea of creating the first 3D zebra crossing in Nigeria. The 3D zebra crossing provides a solution to the hit and run menace in Lagos state and hoping other part of the country do same. The hit and run menace
A Colombia team is creating a machine learning based imaging and sorting solution that aims at reducing Africa’s tsetse population. The solution, which allows for the sorting of male and female tsetse flies, was discovered by Zelda Moran, a researcher at the Center for Sustainable Development within Columbia’s Earth Institute.
Video marketing is nothing new. From conventional television commercials to today’s YouTube, a video-content has turned into a staple in our everyday lives. Today, almost every business can benefit from the production of video content to introduce and market their products and services. According to a study, about 64 to 85%
31-year-old, Anthony Waliaro of Kakamega in Kenya innovated a two-seater motor vehicle .Anthony decided to invent a three-wheeled, two-seater vehicle powered by a solar system with a television, public address system and a boot, he got his inspiration from the success of his speed boat invention, including some disputes he faced while
Roy Allela a 25 year old Kenyan, a Software engineer and Intel programme manager and also .the founder and lead engineer for Sign-IO has created hand gloves which turn sign language into audio speech to help people with hearing disability to communicate better. Roy got his inspiration through a need to