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Experts call for sustainable exploitation of natural products

Experts call for sustainable exploitation of natural products

 By Patrick Amunavi Researchers, scholars and herbal medicine practitioners drawn from various countries in Eastern and Central African region have emphasized the contribution of research and information sharing towards sustainable exploitation of the natural products. They highlighted Africa’s potential to harness indigenous knowledge and practices while at the same time, advancing the science of natural products.

Firm launches digital Taxi and Mail system in Kenya  

By George Okore A Kenyan firm Dingah Logistics Company Ltd, has launched the first ever digital system in Kenya that will revolutionise the local taxi industry. According to Chief Executive Steven O. Omolo, the newly launched Dingah Lift system targets low-end market. “The system is available in Kenya now and can be used all round

Nsima cooker innovator develop black wing

By Luciano Milala A 27 years old Mchinji boy popularly  known as Nsima cooker innovator has once again broken another record after innovating un equipment known as black wing which will easy water scarcity among Malawians especially those in rural areas. A local Malawian from Mchinji, Zack Mwale has developed a black wing which is

Liquid Telecom and Ketraco partner to extend fibre network in seven countries

Internet service provider Liquid Telecom is set to extend its fibre optic cables to seven neighbouring countries in a move that is likely to reduce the regional cost of data following a Sh618 million deal signed with the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco). Ketraco entered into a 10-year contract with Liquid Telecom that will see

Mobisol Acquires Lumeter to expand off-grid Solar Pay-as-You-Go solution

Mobisol, a leader in decentralized solar electrification, today announced that it has acquired Lumeter, one of the largest providers of pay-as-you-go (PAYG) software for the off-grid solar industry. The acquisition creates strong synergies between Lumeter and Mobisol’s software for pay-as-you-go services. The combined company creates an unrivaled player with strong pricing power, expertise in the

Continent-wide digital skills development initiative to train half a million young Africans in one week kicks off

Africa Code Week 2017 Edition kicked off in Mauritius with the sole aim to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a key focus on female skills development and training. Started in 2015 the initiative has a long-term goal of empowering more than 200 000 teachers and positively impacting the lives of 5 million children

Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future

While technology is the foundation of innovation, technology alone is not enough. For technology to fulfill its true potential, citizens, and more importantly the youth, need to be empowered and engaged through technology. According to Brahim Ghribi, Head of Government Relations for Middle East & Africa at Nokia, there is an urgent need to enable