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Zimbabwean launches first ever African-made car

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Zimbabwean launches first ever African-made car

Mr.Tatenda Mungofa is on the verge of making history as him and his colleagues are about to launch the first ever African-made car the Mureza Prim8. The Mureza hub is situated in Kempton Park, South Africa where the integration process is all transpiring. The Mureza team managed to shed some vivid light on how the…

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This 9-year-old has built more than 30 mobile games

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This 9-year-old has built more than 30 mobile games

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria’s commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard. The 9-year-old is building a hide and seek game, using a free programming application called Scratch 2. Scratch 2 allows users to create games, animations, and stories…

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15-year-old Ghanaian boy builds ferry ship model and everyone loves it [Video]

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15-year-old Ghanaian boy builds ferry ship model and everyone loves it [Video]

A 15-year-old Ghanaian boy has invented a ferry ship model using household materials. The model has been used on the Volta Lake which is in need of ferries to transport the thousands of passengers in the region, reports local media. Norsi Mawunyefia who’s a resident of Labola, a community in the Eastern Region of Ghana and Junior…

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Rwanda launches Coding Academy

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Rwanda launches Coding Academy

source: https://bluebiz.com Rwanda launches Coding Academy Rwanda wants to prepare its youth for a future in which technology is crucial. The country has launched the first Coding Academy to support young people who want to pursue a career in IT. The academy, that enrolled 30 boys and 30 girls in its first school year, focusses…

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The incredible story of Malawian teen who built a windmill from junk to power his village

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The incredible story of Malawian teen who built a windmill from junk to power his village

source: https://face2faceafrica.com “While government might be moving at a retarded pygmy’s pace to search for alternative sources of electricity when signs are evident that Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi will not cope up with demand, a form 1 dropout in Kasungu has proved that it is possible…” That was how Malawian local media The Daily Times,…

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Rwanda builds East Africa’s largest indoor stadium

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Rwanda builds East Africa’s largest indoor stadium

Rwanda has completed the 10,000-seat Kigali Arena, which is one of Africa’s largest indoor stadia. The arena could host major regional and international sports events, including the 2020 Basketball Africa League and the 2021 FIBA Africa Basketball Championships The new 10,000-seat Kigali Arena, which is located next to the 2,500-seat Amahoro National Stadium, is not…

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My next project will be a helicopter

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source: BBC news Africa   “My next project will be a helicopter that will fly with a wireless remote.” Hope Emmanuel Frank is the Nigerian teenage engineer who uses old batteries and syringes to power up his awesome inventions. https://www.facebook.com/BBCafrica/videos/346043089595970/  

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African professor makes history, performs world’s 1st 3D inner-ear surgery

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African professor makes history, performs world’s 1st 3D inner-ear surgery

source: https://www.legit.ng – Professor Mashudu Tshifularo and his team at the University of Pretoria performed the world’s first middle-ear surgery using 3D technology – Thabo Moshiliwa, 40, and 62-year-old Simon Bohale were the first two people to have the surgery – Prof Tshifularo revealed the surgery is a long-lasting solution to hearing loss and it…

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Is this African teenager a future coding superstar?

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Is this African teenager a future coding superstar?

source: https://bbc.co.uk By Ijeoma Ndukwe Ikeja, Nigeria Schoolgirl Tomisin Ogunnubi is a teenager with a passion for programming. Three years ago she created My Locator, an app which helps children who are lost. The mobile app, which is available on the Google Play Store, has already been downloaded more than 1,000 times since its debut…

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World’s Largest Museum Dedicated To Black Civilizations Opens In Senegal

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World’s Largest Museum Dedicated To Black Civilizations Opens In Senegal

source: https://www.africa.com  After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization in the capital, Dakar. With close to 14,000 square metres of floor space and capacity for 18,000 exhibits, the new Museums of Black Civilisations is already capable of competing with the National Museum…

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