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Farmers to benefit with ColdHubs

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu, a Nigerian farmer and MBA holder, social entrepreneur and radio presenter grew frustrated with mounting losses of small shareholder farmers. His project called ColdHubs addresses the cold storage needs of farmers by combining the well-established technologies of photovoltaic energy supply and compressive cold generation with a novel concept of pay-as-you-need storage. It was […]

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How NASENI is powering technological drives for SMEs in Nigeria

National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) is a Federal Government agency mandated to deal specifically in the area of Capital goods, research, production and reverse engineering which conducts developmental work in the areas of manufacturing and coordinating the proliferation of technologies developed either within or outside of its Centers including patents obtained. Technologies […]

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TechQuest Announces Technology Training Summer Camp for Children

TechQuest, an information technology training company has announced the commencement of its two-week technology training summer camp, designed for primary and secondary children. The August edition, which is the second stretch of the 2015 technology training camp will see participants learn the fundamentals of web, animation and game design using tools and a curriculum at par with […]

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3 Tech Savvy Nigerian Kids Win FG’s N1m Application Innovation Awards Prize

Three tech-savvy female secondary school students last week won the federal government’s N1 million Application Innovation Awards prize in Abuja. Their victory followed a contest, which saw the submission of over 89 entries of innovative website and software applications that can contribute help manage Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Child Adoption and Health. The winners, Zainab […]

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Introducing Nigeria Hacker Space

By Faith Olaniran Nigeria Hacker Space is an open source hardware community wrapped around the ethos of the global hacker space movement. It was started by a group of technology enthusiasts who were inspired by the various exciting happenings at the Maker Faire Africa 2012 event which held in was held in the commercial capital […]

Future of Technology in South Africa: Why the government must Act

In the foreword of the recent 2012 report, South Africa’s Basic Education Minister, Mrs. Angie Motshekga says “It is my proud privilege to announce the performance of learners who wrote the Annual National Assessment (ANA) during the week of 18–21 September 2012.” There is nothing to be proud of, especially as far as the Mathematics […]