Tanzania to receive the country’s first 42 Korean electric trains by November

It has been announced that the Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) would get its first 42 electric locomotives by November of this year. In this capacity, the company will formally begin operating the stretch of the Standard Gauge Railway between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro (SGR). Dr. Leonard Chamuriho, the Minister for Works and Transport, was […]

Togo launches Africa’s biggest solar power plant

Togo inaugurated on Tuesday Africa’s largest solar power facility in West Africa, located about 250 kilometers north of the country’s capital, Lomé. This 50-megawatt plant, located in central Togo, will supply electricity to more than 158,000 houses while also reducing CO2 emissions by more than one million tonnes. Built by AMEA Togo Solar, a subsidiary […]

Twitter ban: Ruling party advises Nigerian youth to develop their own social media apps

Nigeria’s ruling party, The All Progressive Party (APC) has advised the youth to develop their own social media platforms as an alternative to twitter which was banned days after the President’s tweet was deleted. This call on the youth was made by Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe who is the APC’s caretaker national secretary. According to […]

Nigeria’s suspension of our operation is deeply concerning – Twitter

Social media giant, Twitter has responded to the news of suspension issued by the Nigerian government against its operations. According to the company, the ban is “deeply concerning.” “The announcement made by the Nigerian government that they have suspended Twitter’s operations in Nigeria is deeply concerning. We’re investigating and will provide updates when we know […]

Nigeria reportedly suspends Twitter after President Buhari’s tweet was deleted

A credible local media outlet, The Punch has reported that Nigerian federal government has taken measures to stop Twitter from operating in Africa’s largest economy. “The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria,” the Punch said. “This was announced on Friday by the Minister of Information […]

Nigerian Robotics Engineer Develops CET Drone to Detect Criminals

Dr. Olusola Ayoola, a Nigerian robotics engineer recently revealed that he invented a Carbon Emission Tracker (CET) Drone for aerial surveillance capable of sniffing criminal hideouts in caves and forest areas. He is the founder of Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN), an indigenous artificial intelligence firm based in Ibadan, Oyo State. In an interview […]

Ugandan man seeks approval to test his locally made Missile

A 33-year old Ugandan man identified as Anatoli Kiiza has been locked in a back and forth with the government for over five years now, pushing for approval to test his locally made missile. The young man who resides in Kiryangobe earlier told reporters that, apart from the missile, he could equally produce a rocket […]

Young Nigerian Innovator who built electricity station offered 5years Scholarship

A young Nigerian innovator called Mr. Solomon Ukoha who recently went viral for his technological excellence has been offered a full University scholarship by a state governor. Mr. Solomon who built a miniature electricity sub-station with local materials, powered by crude oil demonstrated how the set-up works in a short video. The station was able […]

Meet 9-year-old Nigerian genius who built over 30 mobile games

Basil Okpara, a nine (9) year old Nigerian genius, became an online sensation after drawing inspiration from his father to build over 30 mobile games using a free programming application that provides a wide variety of features. The app allows users to create animations, games, or stories. Father of the tech sensation was very supportive […]