I just read this article about the LifeWrap. Among others it tells the story of Aisha, a young woman in Kano who suffered postpartum haemorrhage and went into shock after she gave birth in her home near Kano State. The mother of nine would have died but for the LifeWrap used on her at the hospital she … Continue reading Did you know that the LifeWrap is making great strides in reversing maternal mortality rates in African countries
A while back I did a blogpost on the Poverty Hackathon that took place from the 20th to the 22nd of November in Kenya and in Canada. The project brings together developers from Kenya and Canada to come up with new applications within 28 hours to solve social issues such as education or business in … Continue reading Did You Know How The Poverty Hackathon Turned Out?
I’d like to dedicate this post to an article I’ve recently read on the so called Fábrica de Sabão, an innovation hub that has been established in Angola by innovation afficionados. Fábrica de Sabão is located in an old soap factory in the Angolan slum. I first learned about the idea behind the hub from … Continue reading Did You Know About The Newly Established Innovation Hubs In Angola?
African innovators are facing numerous challenges when it comes to lack of infrastructure, government regulations and so on. Nevertheless, the continent is boosting with new, exciting innovations. Just in time for the start of the new year, venturesafrica lists the top-innovations recently made in Africa. The first innovation is a multipurpose tractor from Uganda. It … Continue reading Did You Know About The Newest Top-Innovations In Africa?