Mahouton Norbert Hounkonnou, a professor of mathematics and physics at the University of Abomey-Calavi in ​​the Republic of Benin, won the 2016 edition of the CNR Rao prize awarded by the World Academy of Sciences on November 14. scientists from least developed countries whose research has a strong impact outside their fields. Mr. Hounkonnou was …

An innovative project is emerging in Ethiopia and will quickly spread oil on the continent. In line with its policy of preserving the environment and sustainable development, the country plans to set up a first plant for transforming waste into energy. The site will produce 50 megawatts of electricity to boost the country’s energy capacity. …

With three companies operating already, Nelisiwe Masango the Director of Bear Run Investments is so passionate about business and investing that you forget she is only 23 years old. One trait that manifests itself the moment you meet the young woman from Boksburg, 30 kilometers east of Johannesburg, is that she is not afraid to …

We live in societies where it becomes almost impossible to spend a day without connecting to the Internet…. In particular for the generation of urban Africans born after the 80’s. Check their Facebook notifications, post photos, watch videos, read their emails … We are one of them for sure. And most of the time, when …

Here are five African inventions which may take off in 2017. An electricity grid for the whole village Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Problem: A total of 1.3 billion people worldwide currently don’t have electricity, according to Yale Environment 360. Getting people in rural areas on to the national grid is proving too difficult and traditional solar …

South Africa is set to welcome the continent’s first smartphone production unit. A project that comes after the start-up Onyx Connect obtained the operating license for Android and Chrome, Google products since renamed Alphabet. The company is also counting on the fall in the Rand to compete with products imported from Asia (China, Taiwan and …

Tell us a few words about the founders and how the idea came to them To continue his post-baccalaureate studies, Aliou NIANG, founder of Colis GP, moved to France after obtaining his baccalaureate. Like most foreigners living in France, regardless of the time we spend there, there are always certain habits of our country of …

The African Union (AU) has finally launched the long-awaited African passport as part of the bloc’s 2063 Agenda. The passport was launched during opening of the 27th AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. While the launch of the African passport is a welcome development, there are concerns whether AU member states will soon begin producing the …