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This cement maybe the solution to oil spillage in Africa.
Dr Jean Bosco Kazirukanyo, a chemical engineer from Burundi, has created a special type of cement which is capable of cleaning up lubricants and oil spills.
Made in Uganda: an app that detects vaginal bacteria.
Three days ago, Africa welcomed yet another ingenious innovation from a team of five phenomenal females – Team Code Gurus.
Ken Karangi: It’s never too late to be an innovator.
Ken Karangi is a young and enterprising Kenyan who has succeeded in blurring the lines between visual/creative art making it affordable to those who prior to this time, couldn’t.
Will Tsaboin’s Traffic Talk app ease traffic in Lagos?
Africa’s most populous city, Lagos which is also the business hub of Nigeria is known for heavy traffic gridlocks. This morning was one of those days with terrible traffic congestion.
How Samsung and LG are changing the game: Smartphones with foldable screens.
In July, Samsung launched it’s widely anticipated Galaxy S6 Edge, and Galaxy S6 to rave reviews. CNET described it as the company’s best-looking handset.
Ten awesome innovations that could change the face of Africa’s justice sector.
For six years, the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL) has presented the Innovating Justice Challenge, an initiative which aims to “release entrepreneurial energy into developing innovations in the justice sector.” Every year, the...
This Ugandan innovation is a possible solution for viable drinking water in drought ridden areas.
Dr. Samuel Otukol, a Ugandan has invented a Water Distillation System Process (DSP) which works by evaporating salty or unclean water at low temperatures before it is condensed into fresh water.
Making the invisible visible: African women in Tech launches a major problem solver.
Is technology a world for men only? The world over, the tech industry is not a level playing field, as women are under-represented.
Users panic as Facebook goes offline for 10 minutes.
The world’s most popular social media website, Facebook went down yesterday for 10 minutes between the hours of 5:30pm BST and unsurprisingly a panic ensued.
Nigerian student builds fully functional artificial intelligence robot in Sri Lanka.
A twenty-four year old Nigerian, Bobai Ephraim Kato, has built a fully functional artificial intelligence robot for his final year project at the International College of Business and Technology (ICBT) in Sri Lanka. While he developed an...