This 19-year old Nigerian kid builds an aircraft from scratch; flies it at exhibition

The practical scientific knowledge demonstrated by this young Nigerian kid during the maiden edition of a Science and Technology Festival held in the oil rich Bayelsa State on Friday, 5th of March 2021 is mind boggling. Oghenero Rejoice, a 19-year old rural-based Nigerian who was one of the participants of this impactful event built a […]

The Gambia’s $588 million diaspora remittances offset tourism revenue losses

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 last year, and restriction of movements all over the world, states across the Continent have had to devise new economic strategies to sustain their essential economic sectors. The spread of Covid-19 and ‘stay at home’ measures in response to it have dramatically reshaped global activities and economies, especially the tourist […]

Idris Elba and Sabrina Elba are to produce Afro-Futuristic Sci-fi Anime Series

When the movie Black Panther, an Afro-futuristic sci-fi hit the movie cinemas – it became a huge global sensation. Beyond its financial success, the excitement of the movie played a huge role in connecting more blacks in the diaspora to the African continent. Such is a great emphasis that the African world needs more movies […]

Young Kenyan innovators create robotic arms to support persons with disabilities

Two young Kenyan innovators have started an initiative which will contribute immensely towards the campaign to make life easier for persons living with disabilities. The innovators, David Gathu and Moses Kinua who live about 30killiometers from Nairobi have built functioning robotic arms; many people are amazed by the technical knowledge of these two young boys […]

Nigerian who owns a scheduling platform secures $350 Million investment deal

Nigerian named Tope Awotona who owns one of the world’s most sought-after cloud scheduling platforms called Calendly, has secured $350 million investment, shooting his company’s worth to over $3 billion. The platform which helps users to easily schedule meetings and also find meeting times was built with features that makes it compatible with Google, Outlook, […]

Meet the woman helping African businesses through her Association of African Startups

One major challenge for budding and already existing businesses is how to finance, scale up and operate with the required strategies to sustain their activities affront the rough market realities in Africa. These challenges caused a lot of businesses to fold-up with the owners losing their hard earned investments. To help support and protect small […]

Meet young Ghanaian innovator who builds paddle cars to boost tourism

This young Ghanaian draftsman cum engineer, Mr. Joseph Korley Tetteh, has been building innovative cars, bicycles, etc for years now. The young man who only holds a Junior High School certificate is currently, the chief executive officer of “seek Ye Bikes;” a company under which he produces these items.  He disclosed that his actual work […]