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Patricia Mawuli-Porter Is The Only West African Female Flight Instructor Helping Girls Build Planes Globally


  We are always happy to showcase individuals making impact within Africa and beyond, today we  celebrate  31-year-old Ghanaian aircraft mechanic and only female flight instructor in West Africa, Patricia Mawuli-Porter who broke gender barriers by rising from clearing tree trunks for free to becoming the director of an academy …

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Young South African Scientists Develop System To Reduce Mining Fatalities


A group of young scientists have developed an early warning and monitoring system known as ‘Rock Pulse’ which is aimed at detecting instabilities in landscapes, in a bid to reduce the level of mine fatalities in South Africa. The students are part of the selected few chosen to be part …

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Nigeria’s Yagazie Emezi Wins Getty Images Creative Photography Award


Popular Nigerian documentary photographer, Yagazi Emezi has been awarded the Inaugural Creative Bursary Award by Getty Images. After beating out strong international competitors, the 26 year old, Abia state- born emerged one of the six chosen and specifically selected by an industry-leading panel of the international photography platform for the …

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Ugandan Farmer Makes It Big Through Hay and Silage Improvision


With efficient farming practices and techniques this Ugandan farmer has managed to turn what proved a major setback to other farmers, into a teeming business hub. While other farmers are battling with drought and unfruitful yield, Mugisha Besigye’s business is currently setting trends in Uganda as a result of his …

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Meet Sophie Obomighe, 18 Year Old Tech Enthusiast Making Great Impact In Nigeria


Some children are born with outstanding talents, it is quite important that these talents are honed early. Sophie Obomighe, is one if those talented teenagers that is currently making wave with her exceptional computer skills in Nigeria. The 18 year old is a student of human anatomy in the University …

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Amazing! This Nigerian Lady Teaches Less Privileged Mathematics In Igbo, Pigdin For Free


Inspired by the announcement the minister for science and technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu made on his plans to teach science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects in various Nigerian indigenous languages, some outstanding Nigerians are already making it a reality. An intelligent Nigerian lady, identified as Cynthia Onwuchuruba Bryte-Chinule deserves …

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Folasade Bamisaye To Represent Nigeria At Chivas Venture Global Finals


Folasade Bamisaye, founder of My Period Kit, an enterprise that is concerned with preserving menstrual hygiene among sexually mature girls in rural areas especially has been nominated to represent Nigeria at the Chivas Venture Global Finals which is set to hold in Amsterdam in May 2018, at the TNW conference. …

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Meet The Rwandan Youths Set To Develop Volkswagen Mobility Solution


When Volkswagen announced their desire to develop a Mobility solution as a way of impacting positively on Rwanda, they got a huge shock when the state government introduced them to a group of Rwandan youths who although works in a small office, but are making tremendous impact. The small firm …

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