Researchers at Makerere University’s Agricultural Research Institute, have unveiled a multi-purpose tractor dubbed MV Mulimi, which can pump water from depths of seven metres and thresh half a ton of maize. The tractor can also carry up to two tons of produce.
Pushing air force boundaries, Zimbabwe’s Ellen Chiweshe has been promoted to become the country’s first female air commodore
Twin brothers, Wandile and Wanele Ganya from Khayelitsha township in Cape Town, excelled “in the face of adversity” to graduate as doctors from Stellenbosch University. They had to rely on their mother’s meagre income as a domestic worker, but despite the challenges, the twins pursued an opportunity, which may have once seemed impossible
Achievers Girls in ICT initiative, is making strides in changing the disproportionate gender figures in ICT learning in Ghana. Over 80 girls are enrolled for the ICT and Coding program and the girls are tutored twice in a week
Meet the duo of South African childhood friends who founded a social enterprise that uses plastic bags to make reflective school bags that turn into lights when the sun goes down, enabling children from homes without electricity to study after dark and be visible to traffic as they walk to and from school
Sub-Saharan Africa’s wind potential could produce several times the current level of total African electricity consumption. Some countries have already taken it upon themselves to harness this renewable resource. Here are the top 5 of the biggest players
Makerere University researcher Dr. Misaki Wayengera’s story attracted interest when it emerged that the Ugandan government had not supported his ground-breaking invention, an Ebola rapid detector test. TIA’s Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire looked for him to talk about his journey and how he invented the Ebola rapid detection paper strip.
Africa as a region receives mores sunlight than any other region in the world. This makes it a key area in the development of solar power. Here’s a list of 5 countries that are exploiting this important resource
Haben Girma was born deaf-blind but she had access to opportunities afforded by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Girma is Harvard Law School’s first deaf-blind graduate and her academic achievements have catapulted her advocacy career, fighting for the rights of people with disabilities