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Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test

A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for a device that detects tell-tale...

An effective blended learning strategy for Africa: how to get it right

More and more learners are turning to online courses that enable them to participate in primary, secondary and tertiary education over the web and at a distance from campus. Debates rage over how best...

Ghanaian entrepreneur finds reward in people’s busy lives

How Patience Maame Mensah is capitalising on a gap in the Ghanaian home-care market. Take us back to the beginning Patience Maame Mensah knows all about juggling different aspects of life – as a working student in Ghana,...

It’s in the bag: A story of upcycling, fashion and persistence

When you walk the winding alleys of Gikomba market in Nairobi, giant piles of used clothing represent a sort of afterlife for previously-loved garments. Here, and other markets, is where you will often find...

Eric Kaduru: The Ugandan who left his advertising job for passion fruit farming

Most young people would hesitate before leaving a stable job for an entrepreneurial venture. But not for a plucky 34-year-old Ugandan, Eric Kaduru, who made a decision to leave his advertising job in the capital...

Meet Tope Ogunsemo, the Nigerian entrepreneur who runs a $3m edtech startup

33-year-old Nigerian entrepreneur, Temitope Ogunsemo is the founder of Krystal Digital, an educational technology company that develops and deploys customised and service oriented software applications as well as IT training for educational institutions in Nigeria. With...

MEET SARAH OWUSU; A SELF-TAUGHT CONTEMPORARY GHANAIAN ARTIST.

Sarah Owusu is a self-taught Contemporary Ghanaian Artist born in London, UK. Growing up, she always had a keen interest in Art and studied it up until she reached College where she took up...

Meet the 15 years old Animator from Ghana!

Destiny Adjaho who just turned 15 this year January 27 is one of the brilliant aspiring engineers from Ghana, a science student and in his final year at the Keta Senior High School. He is...

Former pepper hawker earns PhD in Biomedical Engineering

A young Nigerian lady, Adeola Olubamiji, whose story is that of the proverbial grass-to-grace has not only done herself proud by earning a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, her story is an encouragement that where...

Kenyan businesswoman shares advice on building a thriving tech company

This article is an excerpt from the book Founding Women, by Eunice Baguma Ball, which features the stories of 20 inspiring African women tech entrepreneurs. Hilda Moraa is a Kenyan fintech entrepreneur. She is the founder and...