Monday, April 15, 2019

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...

Breakthrough Lymphatic Filariasis treatment piloted in Kenya – a first for...

IDA treatment, a new triple drug therapy with the potential to reduce the time to treat and break transmission of lymphatic filariasis (LF) from...

WHO launches Africa Innovation Challenge for health innovations – Calls for...

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential...

Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, first African to win World Agriculture Prize

Ghanaian plant geneticist Eric Yirenkyi Danquah yesterday was awarded the 2018 World Agriculture Prize in a ceremony at Nanjing Agricultural University in China. Dr. Danquah...

Meet Betelhem Dessie, the 19-year-old tech genius coding at Ethiopia’s first...

By Alice McCool and Thomas Lewton, for CNN At 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is perhaps the youngest pioneer in Ethiopia's fast emerging tech scene, sometimes referred...

Ethiopia’s first drone soars

Ethiopia's Ministry of Science & Technology has successfully launched its first drone, carrying cargo weighing five kilograms and flying at 5,000m altitude. The Ministry invested four...