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.
In recognizing Africans that are doing amazing and exceptional work in Science, Education, Technology, Art, Politics, Social work, Media, etc. Priority Performance Projects in partnership with Plus94 Research, The African Dream, and The University of Pretoria are coming up with an award ceremony called 'The African Genius Award' to recognize and appreciate the exceptional work of Africans in Africa. The African Genius Award is a special project undertaken by the company Priority Performance Projects. They aim to recognize exceptional Africans that have made an outstanding contribution towards the realization of African self-determination, dignity, and exceptionalism.
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)
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.
After the Berlin Conference of 1885 where Africa was shared like piece of meat, Britain got the area which is present day Nigeria but others were also interested in it like the French and the Germans - Otto Von Bismarck, but Britain held onto its newly acquired colony, the Royal Niger Company transferred its ownership of the territory to the British government for £865,000 on the January 1, 1900.