Monday, August 5, 2019

Google’s first AI Lab in Africa opens in Ghana

In line with its desire to position itself as an AI first company by opening research centres around the world, Google has opened its...

Mobile phone app that discovers disease and saves lives in Africa

What if a mobile phone could prevent a health epidemic? It may sound like science fiction, but the World Health Organization's (WHO) Polio Geographic...

Wendy Okolo, first black woman to earn a Doctorate in Aerospace...

by Charmaine Griffin Dr. Wendy Okolo is a Nigerian-born National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) aerospace engineer and the first Black woman to earn a doctorate in...

Winners Announced: 2019 Space in Africa Essay Competition

Space in Africa asked young women and girls across Africa to propose solutions for Enhancing Women Participation in the African Space Industry. They received 106 essay...

Ghana moves to integrate biotech, biosafety and biodiversity

by Joseph Opoku Gakpo Ghana has rolled out a new initiative focusing on the role biotechnology and biosafety can play in conserving biodiversity and protecting...

Roy Allela, Kenyan engineer and innovator creates gloves that could revolutionize...

A new type of wearable technology could revolutionize the way that those who are deaf and those who can hear, but who do not...

Ethiopia to launch its first-ever satellite

Ethiopia has announced its intention to launch its first satellite during 2019. According to the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI) at the Addis Ababa...

Mara announces ‘Maraphone’, first African-made smartphone

African high-tech player Mara, on Friday announced the production of their newest product the Maraphone – the first made-in-Africa, full-scale smartphone, soon to be...