Tanzania, officially called the United Republic of Tanzania, celebrates its independence on this day.

Tanzania, officially called the United Republic of Tanzania, celebrates its independence on this day.

Happy Independence Day!! Tanzania was established on 26 April 1964 as a result of the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. The name of the country was created as a clipped compound of the names of the two states. Tanganyika is often understood as a reference to Lake Tanganyika and is said to be derived from […]

MEET THE 33-YEAR-OLD NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEUR WHO BUILT A $3 MILLION EDTECH COMPANY

MEET THE 33-YEAR-OLD NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEUR WHO BUILT A $3 MILLION EDTECH COMPANY

By BABATUNDE Nigerian-born Temitope Ogunsemo, 33, is the founder of Krystal Digital, a fast-growing educational technology company that specializes in the creation, development and deployment of customized and service-oriented software applications for educational institutions in Nigeria. Founded in 2010 in Lagos, Krystal Digital’s flagship service, MySkool Portal, a web-based application for School Information Management System designed for proper […]

King changes Swaziland’s name to ‘Kingdom of eSwatini’

King changes Swaziland’s name to ‘Kingdom of eSwatini’

Reuters King changes Swaziland’s name to ‘Kingdom of eSwatini’ © Reuters Swaziland King Mswati III addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonThe king of Swaziland, one of the world’s few absolute monarchs, announced on Thursday that his country had changed its name to “Kingdom […]

Sierra Leonean Student Is Developing An Alternative Breast Cancer Treatment

Sierra Leonean Student Is Developing An Alternative Breast Cancer Treatment

Huffington Post, By Taryn Finley Sandra Musujusu’s research focuses on a type of breast cancer that commonly affects black women. An African University of Science and Technology, Abuja student is making groundbreaking discoveries in the way cancer is treated. Sandra Musujusu is developing an alternative treatment for a subtype of breast cancer commonly found in black […]

Africa Innovation Summit II

Africa Innovation Summit II

The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS II), which will take place from 6-8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, under the esteemed patronage of His Excellences President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde), announced a call for applications to innovators across Africa whose solutions have the potential to solve the continent’s challenges. The AIS […]