Hushpuppi and Sissoko: A $100 million online scam vs $300 million spiritual scam

As modern technology keeps advancing, individuals and corporations find different ways to defraud others of their resources. It is however very important to note that, not all frauds are related to the vulnerabilities of technology. Perpetrators equally make use of other means such as tax evasion, as in the case of Glencor, a western mining […]

First African woman to win the Prize for Engineering Innovation

The field of engineering is considered a male-dominated one as many women shy away from its technicalities but the 21st-century women are gradually making efforts to change such a narrative. Our woman of focus today is a typical example. The 26-year old Ivorian young lady who is based in Ghana, Charlette N’Guessan just broke the […]

Meet Nigerian robotic expert who makes space drones for NASA

Nigeria as a country has for some time fallen prey to selective projections as the mass media prefers to amplify negativity at the expense of the exploits many of the citizens are making out there. The country produces world-class doctors, scientists, engineers, among others who are working so hard without receiving the required recognition to […]

Africa without border: A Rwandan bank appoints Nigerian as chief digital officer

A Nigerian young man has been appointed as the Chief Digital Officer of the Bank of Kigali; the news was earlier reported by Rwanda’s local media outlet, The New Times. In describing his role, the paper stated that, “the division (he will head) is responsible for innovation such as Ikofi, a digital wallet that offers […]

Africa’s first-ever virtual communication platform launched

The first-ever virtual platform for communication developed purely by Africans has duly been launched for public use; the groundbreaking innovation has since received attention from many people, especially Africans for its high tendency of boosting technological feats of the continent. The platform named, GlueVP is the brainchild of a Zimbabwean born Professor cum innovator, Richard […]

Seven African countries to start COVID-19 antibody testing – CDC

The current head of Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed during a weekly briefing on Thursday, August 13th, that seven countries would soon commence the planned COVID-19 antibody testing in Africa. According to Dr. John Nkengasong, “Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Nigeria, Morocco are the first set of countries that committed to […]

Rwanda launches high-tech humanoid robots to help fight covid-19

Reports have it that, the Rwandan government has just deployed high-tech humanoid robots to help boost the country’s fight against the pandemic. The nation’s Ministry of health launched these robots at the Kanyina covid-19 treatment center on Tuesday, 19th April. These humanoid robots were programmed to check the temperature of people, monitor patient status and […]

Reality check: COVID-19 could be A catalyst for decolonization In Africa

COVID-19 could break colonial influence in Africa. The ravaging effects of this deadly outbreak, ranging from the families that got broken, businesses that are being destroyed from the skyrocketing number of cases and its associated deaths is nothing anyone should be proud of. In fact, it should be the very last thing that any human […]

COVID-19: A University in Kenya unveils ventilators made by students

Students from Kenyatta University have close to assist solve the ventilator crisis within the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The ventilators were produced as a joint venture by 16 students from the Engineering Faculty, Pharmacy, Medicine and Nursing in 7-Days under the guardians of their Deans developed a Prototype of a Ventilator […]