Eric Hamilton: Unlocking the Power of Your Cellphone with New Invention

By Bekitembe Eric Taylor Some of the greatest inventions used every day began by answering a “what if” scenario. What if a pocket-sized device had the potential to explore the relationship between mobile devices and high-definition television? Eric Hamilton conceived his creation this way. “We have cellphones that are 10 to 15 times more powerful […]

How Africa is out-innovating Silicon Valley

By Abigail Higgins  June 01, 2014 When things turned ugly after Kenya’s 2007 elections, an unlikely group of heroes — young African coders — developed a platform that used cellphones and the Internet to track the violence. Ushahidi, as it was called, would go on to transform not only government accountability in Nairobi but, more […]

Ancient Egyptian Inventions

door lock and keys, combs, scissors, condom, high heeled shoes, papyrus, pen, library, waterclock, plow, black ink, wigs, makeup, deodorants, toothbrush and toothpaste. Irrigation, plow, sun calender, twisted rope, Oldest writing system, breath mints,bowling, sails, first planned city, Kahun, Amarna first city with sewage system , first mining system, languages Longest written history. Inspired Greeks […]

Dropifi Profile on the Ghanaian startup that won the Global Startup Open Competition

Dropifi is a Ghanaian information technology start-up which provides back-end support to companies. The company has a solid system which enables companies in any part of the world, mostly small and medium-scale enterprises, to install widgets on their personal computers or tablets, so that customers can contact them. This means that the “Contact us” function […]

Best Urban PT Systems in Africa in transition

1. Algiers, Algeria has the best Transportation in Africa. It has a Metro, Tram, Public buses with wifi Algiers Metro One-way Ticket (Local Transport)0.20 $    0.15-0.30 Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8.59 $  5.05-10.10 Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.51 $ 0.20 0.71 Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.49 $ 0.33 0.98 Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.58 $ 5.58 10.10 2. Casablanca […]

Countries that make cars

Countries that produce cars Japan – Toyota(Lexus), Honda, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Subaru, Mazda, Daihatsu US – GM – Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac,Pontiac, Saturn, Oldsmobile Chrysler, Ford Germany – Mercedes, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Opel, Porshe China – Geely BYD, Dongfeng Motor, FAW Group, SAIC Motor, Lifan, Chang’an (Chana), Chery, Hafei, Jianghuai (JAC), Great Wall and Roewe UK […]