Friday, December 6, 2019

Made-In-Nigeria: Three Nigerians Build First Electric Tricycles

It has become obvious that the world has gone digital and technology is fast shaping the way we reason; live and the way things are done. It is no more news that vehicles that run on lower carbon-emitting fuels are critical to achieving global energy security and climate protection objectives. Recently, three young Nigerians have gone...

Rachel Sibande: Malawi’s Female Techpreneur – Founder of MHub

Rachel Chimwemwe Sibande is a Malawian technology expert, computer scientist, STEM educator, social entrepreneur and innovator. She is the Founder and Director of Malawi`s First innovation Hub and incubator for emerging start-ups, entrepreneurs and innovators, mHub. Rachel is an entrepreneur in the technology and energy space. Apart from the Hub, Rachel is Chairperson at Girl Effect Malawi...

Self-driving Car: Uber Fatal Crash Linked To Safety Flaws

Following an Uber self-driving test vehicle that hit and killed a woman in 2018, US safety investigators revealed that it has software problems. Recall that Elaine Herzberg, 49, was hit by the car as she was crossing a road in Tempe, Arizona. The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) discovered that...

Meet brilliant Ghanaian woman who transforms plastic waste into high-quality bags.

Awurama Kena-Asiedu, 25-year-old CEO of RAMPLAST Ghana, has revealed that her company will provide 24,840 jobs to address unemployment. The company of Awurama Kena-Asiedu recycles and reuses plastic waste to produce quality bags for children in school. RAMAPLAST plans to provide more than 700,000 students in 16 regions of the country with  school bags made out of...

KUDA; Dispruting Banking in Nigeria.

Kuda's journey began years ago first as a dream and some lines of code and was known as KUDIMONEY, a statement from the company goes as; Although we were in love with the name “Kudimoney”, we had to change due to the frequent adoption of the "Kudi" name...

Hennessy Artistry presents its 10th anniversary Limited Edition Bottle: an urban culture celebration

Hennessy held an exclusive preview to celebrate the limited edition of the Hennessy Very Special bottle to mark the 10th anniversary of Hennessy Artistry, featuring a carafe designed by the modern Nigerian artist known as Osa Seven to celebrate this important milestone. The Night was as bold and lively as Osa Seven's beautiful carafe,...

AI Robot That Solves A Rubik’s Cube One-Handed In Seconds

Scientists and engineers have designed and created a robot hand that literally uses AI to solve Rubik cubes at a glance. For as robots and computers get smarter, a certain part of the human race is afraid that technology will one day go too far. It is based on that prediction that there are many films and TV shows. Although...

Kase Lawal: A Nigerian In diaspora worth $3 Billion

Kase Lukman Lawal is one of the most successful business persons from Africa. Kase Lawal Lukman was born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria on the 30th of June 1954 and according to CNN: "he is the epitome of the American dream". Lawal, a young and idealist student arriving in the United States, has...

21-Year-Old Student Creates African Emojis: Zouzoukwa

We all know how fun Emojis are when we text and we love them, however, up until now, none of the emojis existing was customised with items Africans could easily relate to, thanks to a 21-year-old Ivorian student, O’Plerou Grebet, who has created emoticons with West African cultural preferences. His invention, known as ‘Zouzoukwa...

Digital Agriculture: The future in Africa

Africa bears within it about 60 per cent of the worlds fertile land with approximately 900 million hectares suitable for agricultural activities. however, not every part of the land has been fully or properly cultivated but with Digital intervention this may become a thing of the past. many farmers are either not equipped with...

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