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His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

Bamai Namata is a 26-year-old Cameroonian and founder of Maibeta. He noticed a problem anyone living on the continent has experienced in some capacity – the difficulty in finding trained technicians available at your hour of need. In response, he developed Maibeta.com, a digital on-demand service platform connecting people to professional technicians for repairs, maintenance and […]

Africa’s third solar-powered car built by a 30-year-old Kenyan student

A Kenyan student is the latest innovator of a solar-powered car, making it the third such vehicle on the continent. Thirty-year-old Samuel Karumbo from the Kitale Polytechnic built the two-seat four-wheeler vehicle that features a solar panel at the back. It is said that the car can cover 50 km in a day but still runs on […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

Nigerian Billionaire businessman, Muhammadu Indimi despite having no formal education, delivered speech at Harvard University

Billionaire businessman and chairman of Oriental Energy Resources, Muhammdu Indimi delivered a speech during an event at Harvard University few days ago. The Maiduguri oil mogul never had any formal education and learnt English Language by listening and associating with people. In a recent interview, Indimi, whose son is married to President Buhari’s daughter, said […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

Ethiopia’s parliament appoints Muferiat Kamil as new speaker

Muferiat Kamil, a former Minister of Women’s Affairs has been chosen by the Ethiopia’s House of Peoples’ Representatives as its new speaker, state-affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate reports. Muferiat replaces Abadula Gemeda resigned from his position last year in October. Gemeda had held the position since 2010. It remains unclear what role Gemeda will be taking […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

These young Ghanaians are making 3D printers from e-waste for schools

Africa produces tons of electronic waste every day. Made up of spoilt computers and photocopiers, TV sets and other electronic gadgets, these waste products are often burned, releasing hazardous gases into the atmosphere which are harmful to health. But thanks to the activities of some young men in Africa, these things discarded as waste are […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

From Africa to the U.S., this Zimbabwean inventor is excelling without formal training

Maxwell Chikumbutso is a 27-year-old Zimbabwean who invented the world’s first ever green power generator which can produce electricity using radio frequencies. He has designed and built an electric powered vehicle and hybrid helicopter which uses six different types of fuel. Having dropped out of school, he has no formal training in technology or science, […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

Video: First Ever Motorbike Limousine Made in Ghana

The Kantanka Odeneho V6 Motorbike Limousine is one of the latest innovative technology of the founder and leader of Kristo Asafo Mission of Ghana, Apostle Dr. Ing. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka, popularly known as the “African Star” The Motorbike Limousine was outdoored and launched on the 31st of December, 2017. The Kantanka Odeneho V6 Motorbike Limousine […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

20-year-old Mpho Makutu picks scrap metal, wires and card boxes from Johannesburg’s dump sites to build remote-controlled cars and battery-powered robots and cranes. He displays his inventions in the streets of Soweto where tourists pay to see how they work. The second-year mechanical engineering student uses the about $24 he earns during the weekends to […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

From Pretending to be a Man to access Tanzanian Mines to having over 70 Employees, here’s Pili Hussein’s Story

Pili Hussein Pili Hussein was 31 when she fled from her abusive husband’s home to the Mererani mines at the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro, she told UN Women. At Mererani, she learned women were not allowed to access the mines. She didn’t know if it was the law that forbade women, or it was the men who did […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list