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19 сентября, 13:00

Science Kits from Dext Technology #Ghana

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The BBC reportsCharles Ofori Antipem...created a science set, a small black box the size and price (at $15) of a textbook packed with electrical kit. "Being able to put the sets on the desks of the students and see that glow in their eyes when they build that first electrical circuit," he says. "That is what keeps us going." Charles set up his company Dext Technology 18 months ago. He now has nine members of staff, and has so far sold more than 5,000 sets to government and private schools across Ghana. The idea started with his roommate, Michael Asante Afrifa, in their dorm room at university. They want every child in Ghana to have access to one in the next two years. "Getting the knowledge from the book is one thing but being able to experience it with experimentation is what is really important," he says...[more]

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18 сентября, 13:00

Kenya's dairy farmers use solar rays to keep milk cool

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CSM reports:There are nearly 1 million dairy farmers in Kenya but only a small percent can connect to the national electricity grid to refrigerate their milk. Some of the rest rely on 50 solar milk-cooling plants to store their milk safely, which ensures more reliable profits.More here

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17 сентября, 13:00

How to make 'Wara ' Nigerian Cheese!!

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From Battabox:

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16 сентября, 13:00

Employed by China in #Ethiopia

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CNN reports: It’s often assumed that the Chinese in Africa ‘bring their own’ and don’t hire locals. In Ethiopia, that’s not the case -- but will it lift the country out of poverty? More here

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15 сентября, 13:00

MDaaS is Building Healthcare for Africa's Next Billion

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Kola A. writing in Medium: MDaaS.io, is building a network of tech-enabled diagnostic and primary healthcare facilities for clinically underserved communities in Africa, starting with Nigeria. By introducing software, being smarter about process design, investing heavily in an integrated supply chain, and sharing resources across locations, MDaaS has significantly dropped the cost of setting up and operating each center.More here

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14 сентября, 15:58

Why African #Fintech Wants To Digitize Chamas, But Can’t Seem To Get It Right – Kioneki

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Michael Kimani writing over at Kioneki:Why is the digitization of Chama groups so valuable for Fintechs and Telcos and Banks? And more interestingly, why is it such a tough nut to crack?More here

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13 сентября, 14:34

In #Nigeria Two Nigerian corporates do innovation and start-up investment:” We’re clear on what value we add. There’s a lot of value around our network”.

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From the SmartMonkey Newsletter:Two local Nigerian companies have set out their stall for engaging with innovation and start-ups. This is something that would have been unimaginable five to ten years ago. Russell Southwood talks to Tomi Otudeko, Head of Innovation, Honeywell Group and Toro Orero, CEO, Zone Tech Park about what they are doing and why...[more]

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13 сентября, 13:00

Build Your Own Acoustic Levitator

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From Makerfabs:Use acoustic waves to hold in mid-air samples such as water, ants or tiny electric components. This technology has been previously restricted to a couple of research labs but now you can make it at your home.

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12 сентября, 13:00

Vlisco Fabrics

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via Afrocultur'Elle:

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11 сентября, 13:00

Spring and Bolts manufacturer's #Ghana

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Graphic Online highlights Spring and Bolts which....manufactures U-bolts, Leaf Springs, Trailer Suspensions and Bolts & Nuts and mainly exports to the West Africa Sub-Region and also sells on the Ghana market

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11 сентября, 13:00

Ausso Leadership Academy , #Nigeria founded by Austin Okere

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Founded by Austin Okere founder of CWG:The Ausso Leadership academy was set up to mentor Entrepreneurs to Institutionalize and Scale their businesses geometrically. We believe that the Ausso Leadership Academy fills a huge vacuum in practicalizing and democratizing entrepreneurship so that differentiation is majorly through intuition, acumen and luck rather than by a lack of basic knowledge of a workable methodology.

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10 сентября, 22:41

The Design & Technology Institute , #Ghana @dtiafrica

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Founded by Constance Swaniker:The Design & Technology Institute (DTI) is a hub for engineering and design practice at Accents & Art Limited (AAL). Formally launched in March 2016, the Institute seeks to provide the platform for students from the various universities, polytechnics, technical and vocational institutions gain industry experience by working closely with artisans on a factory floor and supported by experienced instructors. Students are further exposed to field/site visits to enable them experience first-hand what transpires in industry.