Kids on the electricity-generating
Swings and roundabouts: Powering rural Ghana through play
March 11, 2015 Posted by :
The southeastern island of Pediatorkope is one of rural Ghana’s poorest places, with most people living from farming mussels on the Volta River. But despite being cut ...
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One of three new human-like robots that were recently installed in Kinshasa to help tackle the hectic traffic usually experienced in the capital. (Pic: AFP)
‘Robocops’ take on Kinshasa traffic
March 5, 2015 Posted by :
In the teeming capital of DR Congo, where drivers often flout traffic rules, five chunky, arm-waving robots equipped with cameras and lights have been set up to ...
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“So what do you do daily?” “I just walk around looking for food... I’m 72.” “And you’re still strong ey?” “Yes, and if someone would hire me, I can still work.” (Pic: Homeless of Nairobi)
Homeless of Nairobi: Facebook project gives rough sleepers a voice
January 23, 2015 Posted by :
“I’ve lived two lives in this life.” “How?” “I had things, now I have nothing.” “What are you afraid of most?” “El Niño is coming.” “And what ...
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Poetry in motion: Mobile site brings new audience to African writers
January 5, 2015 Posted by :
“These days, the language of death is a dialect of betrayals; the bodies broken, placid as saints, hobble along the tiled corridors, from room to room. Below ...
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Suba is a kind of family photo album for mobile, allowing multiple people to contribute and save their favourites for safe-keeping. (Screenshot)
9 great apps out of Africa in 2014
December 19, 2014 Posted by :
African app developers are getting more creative by the year, and a number of exciting apps emerged in 2014 across a variety of sectors. Major corporations are ...
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