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Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

1. Don’t be afraid to stand out. Be “the lady in red.” Regardless of the industry, women bring qualities to a project that men may not possess. For example, I inherited my grandmother’s keen attention to detail. For her, “detail” had her designing rooms with built-in vacuum cleaners, walls covered in velvet wallpaper and meticulous […]

Uganda To Launch Locally Made, Solar Powered Vehicles Before The End Of 2019

Uganda To Launch Locally Made, Solar Powered Vehicles Before The End Of 2019

The minister of Science Technology and innovations Dr Elioda Tumwesigye has assured Ugandans that before end of 2019, Uganda will be having its own made solar powered buses plying on the roads of Kampala and Entebbe. In 2014, Uganda Investment Authority commissioned two companies- Kiira Motors Corporation owned by Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, […]

Techno-Expo By FG To Boost Inventions, Innovations In Nigeria

Techno-Expo By FG To Boost Inventions, Innovations In Nigeria

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, minster of science and technology has said the 2019 Technology and Innovation Expo will bring to the fore the capabilities of Nigerian engineers, inventors and innovators in fast tracking sustainable development of the country. Dr. Onu disclosed this while briefing the press after inspecting the venue of the forthcoming 2019 Techno and […]

The Incubator Called Roar -The First University – Embedded Technology Hub In West Africa

The Incubator Called Roar -The First University – Embedded Technology Hub In West Africa

Nigeria is gradually taking the lead in setting up incubation and tech hubs where startups and young people develop software programmes and apps. Roar Nigeria, the first fully fledged university-embedded technology hub in West Africa, is training young tech experts and innovators – despite funding challenges. In Nigeria, college and university students are taking the […]

Women Urged To Be Innovative In Marketing Tourism

Women Urged To Be Innovative In Marketing Tourism

WOMEN working in tourism sector have been challenged to be confident and innovative in a bid to better their lives. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu challenged the women to be confident and innovative, saying it’s a key requisites to penetrate in the lucrative sector. “This is one […]

Use Failure To Push Forward

Use Failure To Push Forward

It’s been over a year since I started working at a startup. I was one of the hardest years in my career, and one of the most fulfilling in my life, in that I’ve learned more than at any other job I have ever had. The biggest lesson I took away this past year came […]

Green Is More Than Just A Colour

Green Is More Than Just A Colour

Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech, is a force of nature.  She’s not your typical CEO – aggressive, type A, “all about the company.”  Rather, she’s an Energy Whisperer. Her company uses science (biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, etc.) to discover new tools to develop sustainable power. Capturing carbon, making fuel from waste, these are some of […]

World Intellectual Property Day : The History

World Intellectual Property Day : The History

World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April.[1] The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to “raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life” and “to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across […]

How Can Africa Win In 2017?

How Can Africa Win In 2017?

  American research group The Brookings Institution has just published its annual Foresight Africa project. Foresight Africa is a series of reports, commentaries and events aimed at helping policymakers and speculators stay ahead of developments impacting the continent. Brookings Africa Growth Initiative scholars and outside experts explored six themes that provide opportunities for Africa to […]

Five Innovative African Infrastructure Schemes

Five Innovative African Infrastructure Schemes

  Africa’s population is rocketing, as is the demand to boost intra-African trade. The solution? Huge new infrastructure schemes. This year, African governments and private entities will push forward with a number of important infrastructure projects, including railways, ports, and even new cities. Here’s a swift roundup of the biggest developments coming to the continent […]

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