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Hope for Medical Research in Nigeria

While on my quest for an understanding of the medical research in Nigeria, I documented my findings and shared the challenges. Looking beyond all …

Agritech: How New Technologies are Improving Agriculture in Africa

Globalization has made new technologies and innovations available to people in Africa like never before. Africans must as a matter of necessity take …

The Engineering Feat of Defunct Biafran Research and Production Group (RAP)

The <i>Red devil</i> and <i>Genocide</i> Armoured tanks, and the <i>Ogbunigwe</i> bombs are some of the greatest indigenous military engineering that has come out from …

Google Hire vs Microsoft’s Linkedin: What’s Your Take?

Earlier this year, Google launched its Google for Jobs search engine, which organised listings from a range of employment sites including <b>LinkedIn</b>,</b> …

Entertale: the Free Internet TV for Africans Founded by Two US based Nigerians

“Entertale is the first African social internet TV that allow users to watch multiple live Black TV channels and movies with friends in real-time. …

Meet the Nigerian Scientist Giving Drones the Ability to Smell Bombs from Afar

“Imagine being able to detect odours a significant distance away with form factors which you can mount on a commercially available drone. The system …

The Need for Visionary Zobo Drink Entrepreneurs

<b>Soft drink market</b><p>Nigeria’s current population is 182 million people according to National Population Commission. Though Nigeria has been in recession …

Biotechnology – Solving Nigeria’s Food Insecurity Challenges

Nigeria is still a developing country despite being blessed with abundant natural resources including a good climate which supports the growth of …

4 Ways Digital Revolution is Conveying Power From Big institutions to Individuals

The advent of transistor, computer, internet, mobile phones and social media led to a digital revolution. These digital technologies have changed the …

Solving Nigerian Seed-Yam Problems using Aeroponics

<b>In Nigeria yam is ‘gold</b>’<p>Yam is central to the culture of many Nigerian societies. Yam is so important that it has its own festival – the New Yam …

LinkedIn Has Launched a Free Service that Pair Users with Mentors

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with over 500 million users, has put a lot of effort into new areas of business …

3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Solve Problems Like an Entrepreneur

When children come up against difficulties, rather than encourage them to think through these conflicts on their own, most parents rush to solve the …

Africa Can’t Leapfrog Industrialization without Infrastructure – Harvard Professor

The wide adoption of mobile phones in Africa, along with finance technologies like mobile banking and e-commerce, the use of drones to transport …

Mysterious Strain of Anthrax is Killing Chimpanzees in African Rainforests

A strange breed of anthrax bacterium killed more than half of the dead chimpanzees analysed in new research from Africa – and scientists say the …

Africa Now has its own Domain Name: the Importance and the Cost

dotAfrica (.africa) is the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) for the African continent just as Europe has dotEu (.eu). It is an opportunity to you …