Kelvin Odartei: The 18-Year-Old Ghanaian Who Built His Own Car Using Scrap Metals

This 18-year-old kid from Accra, Ghana named Kelvin Odartei created his own car from scratch using scrap metals with an estimated cost of around 8,000 Ghana Cedi (US$1383)

Meet Dr. Thakgalo Thibela: The Youngest Active Female Doctor In South Africa At Age 21

In South Africa, A 21-year-old young and brilliant woman named Dr Thakgalo Thibela has already completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh) degree and is currently practising at the Helen Joseph hospital in Johannesburg. This makes Dr Thakgalo Thibela the youngest active female doctor in South Africa, according to the spokesperson of The Health Practice Council of South Africa (HPCSA), Priscilla Sekhonyana who confirmed that Thibela was the youngest Active Dr currently on the IN Register.

Jerry Mallo: Maker Of Nigeria’s First Luxury Sports Car And The First In West Africa

A 27-year-old Nigerian fabrication engineer and Chief Executive Officer of Bennie Technologies LTD. ,Jerry Issac Mallo made history by building the first Nigerian-made fiber sports car in Nigeria and West Africa. Jerry Issac Mallo was born in Plateau state in 1994. At the age of five, Jerry Mallo already knew he what he wanted - to work in the automotive industry. Growing up in a small village in Nigeria, Jerry Mallo started making toy cars with trash.

Young South African entrepreneur develops his own smartphone known as the ‘Shumiphone’

Lesley Ncube developed his own smartphone, known as the 'Shumiphone'. The TUT graduate received his advanced diploma in computer science in June last year and he has already launched a company and his own smartphone. The 26-year-old has always dreamed of owning his own tech company and he is making it a reality now.

Khalid Mohammed: The Sudanese Tech-Entrepreneur And Founder Of Africa’s Emerging Amazon ‘Mykaaap’

The continent of Africa has seen a tremendous increase in the E-Commerce market. The African E-Commerce market is taking a different dimension, and young Africans largely consist of the thousands of E-Commerce website owners in Africa. According to research done by Statista, Africa’s E-Commerce market is projected to reach US$22 billion by 2022. As the African E-Commerce market continues to thrive, young Africans are making positive use of the internet by establishing E-Commerce websites.

Two Young Zambians Have Developed A Social Companion Humanoid Robot That Interracts With Humans

Obrey Muchena and Edward Phiri are the founders and owners of E.O Robotics Zambia have developed a social companion humanoid robot which resembles human can interacts with humans. The two young men age 19 and 20 respectively are high school graduates from Zambia.

The ‘immovable’ Okomfo Anokye sword buried 300 years ago by the first priest of the Ashanti Kingdom

The ‘immovable’ Sword driven into the ground by Okomfo Anokye remains and is venue of the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. History has it that the sword was pushed into the ground, almost 300 years ago. It is believed the Okomfo pronounced that no one would be able to remove the sword, and so it has remained in spite of attempts. The Ashanti state, it is believed, would collapse should the sword ever be pulled out of the ground.

Sierra Leone’s Vice President, Dr Juldeh Jalloh, Prince Ned Nwoko, and others to grace Focus Africa Series Launch and Awards.

The Republic of Sierra Leone's Vice President, Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority Leader and Hon Prince Ned Nwoko, Chairman Ned Nwoko Foundation, are among the dignitaries to grace the Focus Africa Series Launch and Awards, coming…

KING TAKYI: The Ghanaian ‘King-Turned Slave’ And Leader Of The 1760 Slave Rebellion In Jamaica

You might have wondered what was slavery like and the ordeals we had to face as Africans including the narrow escapes and counterattacks. The era of slavery was notorious for rebellions and slave revolts. Significantly, the Tacky's war which included…

Ya Yaa Asantewaa: The Ashanti Queen That Single handedly Defeated The British

Throughout the course of history, we have witnessed the sacrifices delivered by so many capable strong women within the African setting. As today is International Women's Day, we take a look at one outstanding woman in the history of Ghana…

TODAY IN AFRICAN HISTORY, THE ETHIOPIANS DEFEATED THE ITALIANS IN THE BATTLE OF ADWA UNDER THE RULING OF EMPEROR MENELIK II

Today, March 1, is the anniversary of the Battle of Adwa in 1896. On this day an African army by Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia annihilated the Italian invaders of the Horn of Africa. It is one of the most significant single victories in modern times of African people over European aggression in Africa.

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