Cape Town cancels Wi-Fi-to-the-home plans

The City Council of Cape Town has scrapped its plans to install access points to create a wireless network capable of providing Wi-Fi to each home, as the project was deemed...

Very soon, we will have tyres which don’t need Air Pressure

Last week, Hankook Tire announced that it had successfully completed its ride and handling tests for its latest non-pneumatic tire (NPT) Hankook iFlex, which is made using eco-friendly materials. The iFlex is...
Patrick Kadama (R), Service Delivery Partner and James Walusimbi, (L) IBP Systems Integrator

Interview: Patrick Kadama on equipping the next generation of Innovators

Patrick Kadama is the Service Delivery Partner at Mawazo Innovation Hub - a new tech and entrepreneurship incubator in Kampala. Mawazo is an initiative from NFT Consult in close proximity with...
Hon. Maj. (Rtd) Dr Jessica Alupo Rose Epel (MP) Minister of Education, Science, Technology & Sports at the Innovation Africa Summit last year. Photo Credit: The Brain Network

Ministry of Education Comments on Innovation Africa Summit & ICT Education

Uganda’s Assistant Commissioner of the Communications and Information Management Unit from the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports, Mr. Patrick Muinda, answered a few questions about the upcoming Innovation Africa...

Machine turns sweat into drinking water for Unicef

A machine launched on Monday  that takes sweat-laden clothes and turns the moisture into drinking water is in use in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sofar more than 1,ooo peope have drunk other's sweat The device...

Wearable technology: The bra designed to shock attackers

"The Delhi gang rape was the trigger. But also the numbness of women - and law-makers against this social menace. It was high time we women needed a change." Manisha Mohan is...

Lenovo shows off its Magic View Smartwatch with an inbuilt projector

Lenovo has showed off a prototype of its Magic View smartwatch, which has a tiny projector on the band that makes images appear much bigger when you look into it. This was...

Microsoft Bets On The Future Of Education With The OneNote Class Notebook

Microsoft is combating Google Classroom with its own education platform for teachers and students, called OneNote class notebooks. The service allows teachers to set up OneNote accounts that are synced online using...

Job Opportunity: Software Programmer – Innovation Streams Limited

Job Description: The software programmer will develop applications for projects at Innovation Streams Limited. Job Details Previously known as Rimpscom Company Limited, Innovation Streams Limited (istreams) is the largest computer firm in...

Red Cross Using technology in CAR to deliver immediate health care during conflict

Through a grant from the Global Fund of 15 million Euros, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has been distributing equipment to help fight the very preventable disease of malaria, the number one killer in the country, even in the face of more than one year of conflict. The equipment includes rapid malaria testing kits and treatment for positive cases.
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