Category Archives: Living + Tech

Young Africans Launch Ọmọmi App; the First of its Kind to Help Nigerian Mothers Track the Health of their Children!

Indeed, Nigeria is ready to take her place in technology innovation around the world. Three young men, Emmanuel Owobu, Raman Anurag and Dr. Charles Akhimien, who founded Mobicure – a company that provides mobile technology solutions…

Ocean Sole Decorates Kenyan Shores with Colorful Sea Creatures Made from Flip-flops.

The African Start-Up programme on CNN is one of our favorite places to see ordinary Africans doing extra-ordinary things. Today, we bring you a colorful story of Ocean Sole, a Kenyan recycling company that’s crafting whimsical…

Equator Prize 2014 Call for Nominations Open! Nominate Your Favorites in 145 Countries.

The Equator Prize is now calling for nominations! The Equator Prize 2014 will recognize twenty-five local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. Profiles of past Equator Prize winners can be found here. Equator Prize 2014…

Introducing UpEnergy- the Company Driving the Distribution of Quality, Energy Efficient Cookstoves for Africa (EcoStories).

“Because the income is so inconsistent, and if they have $5 to spend, you want to make sure that $5 is worth it” – Mark Mutaahi (Eco Stories is a special monthly feature of Africa’s…