Iddris Sandu was born in 1997 in Accra, Ghana. He is a Ghanaian architectural technologist. He was born in Accra, Ghana, and raised in Compton in Los Angeles, California. He created the world’s first smart retail store experience along with Nipsey Hussle. The store is called “The Marathon Store”.Read more
Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray is a 24-year-old self-taught Sierra Leonean inventor, engineer, renewable energy expert, and a student of the Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Geology. He attained his high school certificate from the Methodist Boys High School, Freetown. It all started in 2018 when he built the first locally made solar-powered tricycle in Sierra. Fast forward 2020, Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray invented the first ‘solar-powered’ car in his country, Sierra Leone. His passion for the environment and to solve social issues affecting his community led him to invent the solar-powered car. He called the car ‘The imagination Solar Car’.Read more
Mario Rigby has been adventurous right from his young age. Born in Turks and Caicos, he grew up in Germany before moving to Toronto, Canada. His parents got him into sports as a child and he went on to compete in track and field at a national level, eventually becoming a fitness trainer, coaching athletes involved in different types of sports.
In November 2015, he decided to put all that aside to embark on a trip he named Crossing Africa — a two-year, 12,000-kilometre journey by foot and paddle boat that would take him through South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.Read more
Using motorcycle engine, an Ethiopian high school student invented a vehicle that travels 40 kilometers using one liter of fuel. The young man, named Ajame Major invention has the capacity to carry four people and has 400 kilograms weight, according to the information from the Ministry of Innovation and Technology of Ethiopia. Ajame is born […]Read more
Ivorian student, O’Plerou Grebet has designed over 350 emojis that celebrate African culture, history and contemporary life. He incorporated all his emojis from his project into an app called ‘Zouzoukwa’, so that Africans can use emojis ‘that correspond to their realities’.Read more
The video game designed by a young man of 24, draws its substance and form from the cultural riches of Niger. Coveryni Issa Mahaman’s ambition is to make it an animated film in the medium term.
Niger has its first video game, designed in Niger and by a Nigerien. “Les Héros du Sahel”, named after this invention is made to adapt to android phones, computers and the Nitendo Wii.Read more
The invention of a secondary school student named Simon Petrus got Namibia’s social media abuzz for the right reasons. Simon Petrus created a mobile phone that works with radio frequencies, no sim card nor airtime credit required. Calls can be made to anyone, anywhere, without interruptions, as long as they are done in an area with radiofrequency.Read more
Esther Mahlangu was born in 1935 on a farm outside Middleburg, in what is now the Mpumalanga province, South Africa. She was the first of nine children: six boys and three girls. Dr Esther Mahlangu is globally acclaimed for her bright and bold abstract paintings that are inspired by Ndebele design.Read more
Demba Babaly Ndiath recently launched dalakjamm.com, an African based rental platform where tourists and visitors to the African continent can book, rent and buy apartments in Africa. The rental platform named DAL AK JAMM means ‘Calm and Peace’ in Wolof, a Senegalese language. If both words are combined it means Welcome.Read more
Arnold Nyendwa is a 23-year-old Zambian entrepreneur, inventor, and founder of Venturas Jumpstart, and the first to pioneer a stainless steel tech company in Zambia and the first stainless steel stove in Africa. He was born and raised in Petauke, Eastern Province of Zambia. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies at Mulungushi University in Kabwe.Read more