Check Out These Five Interesting African Inventions

An electricity grid for the whole village Problem: A total of 1.3 billion people worldwide currently don’t have electricity, according to Yale Environment 360. Getting people in rural areas onto the national grid is proving too difficult and traditional solar panels generate meagre amounts of energy. Solution: Steamaco makes solar and battery micro-grids which can… Read More Check Out These Five Interesting African Inventions

Kenyan Teenager Develops Human Organ-matching Mobile App

In 2014, Kenyan teenager Caroline Wambui lost her uncle after he suffered kidney failure. Nobody in her family was a match for a donation, and Kenya, like so many other African countries, lacks an official countrywide organ donor program. Organ donation has in fact become somewhat of a taboo. In the meantime, individual’s like Caroline’s… Read More Kenyan Teenager Develops Human Organ-matching Mobile App

How people of African Decent Can Benefit from Precision Medicine

A chip containing millions of genetic variations that are common in Africa could help scientists bring the benefits of precision medicine to the continent. The chip could lead to new insights into human health as well as new treatments that work better on Africans. Its developers say it will be ready to use in early… Read More How people of African Decent Can Benefit from Precision Medicine