Archive for: November, 2012

Africa’s Most Influential Women In Science And Tech

`In the spirit of celebrating African excellence, we have decided to profile  African women who have been pivotal in the development of Technology on the continent. Although men dominate the technology sector in Africa, women on this list have shown that given […]

 
 

Nigerian Students Solve Power Shortages With Urine

Nigerian Students Solve Power Shortages With Urine

Nigeria is Africa’s leading oil producer and a member of the 12 countries that form the  Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).  Despite this, Nigerians suffer frequent fuel and power shortages. Four schoolgirls have found a solution from a very […]

 
 

Ugandan ICT Students Invent Pregnancy Scan Machine

Students in their second year at the Makerere University College of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), in Uganda, have invented a hand-held pregnancy scan-like machine called WinSenga.

 
 

Nobel Peace Prize winner: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls

Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell — of her own life’s transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls?

 
 

Africa’s 50 Best Universities!

Africa’s 50 Best Universities!

University Of Cape Town, South Africa Rhodes University, South Africa Stellenbosch University, South Africa University Of Pretoria, South Africa University Of The Witwatersrand, South Africa