INNOVATIONS

Here we bring you the latest innovations in technology products and services.

Ghana Students Make Safer Sanitary Pads From Cotton And Banana Stems

— Ghanaian Students Miss Otoo-Quayson and Matilda Sampong discovered a safer, non-toxic and environmental friendly sanitary pad from cotton and Banana stem. — Beyond the environmental benefit, the banana sanitary pads are cheaper. One of the...
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Moulla To Launch A Self-flying Umbrella This Summer

It's the Drone era — self-flying photographer (Dronegrapher), window washing drone, fire-fighter drone, Drone for humanitarian services, Drone models..., and now, DroneBrella. Drones have proven to be helpful in such a way that they take...

Nigerian Woman Builds First ATM Company In West Africa To Be Verve Visa And...

Kofo Akinkugbe builds the first ATM company in West Africa to be Verve Visa and MasterCard certified, Known as SecureID. SecureID is a world-class manufacturing company whose main focus is to build the continent's economy...

Gokada Start-up In Nigeria Raises $5.3 Million To Grow Its Transit Business

Gokada has raised a $5.3 million Series A round to grow its two-wheel transit business. The ride-hailing start-up in Nigeria was co-founded by Fahim Saleh, a Bangladesh, in 2018. Since co-founded, the startup has...

Google Maps optimized with Augmented reality (AR)

Google Maps is being optimized to serve you better. With a combination of GPS, Google Street Views, Machine learning and Augmented Reality (AR), you can seamlessly find yourself, and your next walking direction. Prior to...

Arnergy, A Nigerian Solar Energy Startup, Has Raised $9 Million In Series A round

Arnergy, a Nigerian Solar Energy Startup, has raised $9 Million in Series A round to further grow and expand its solar business aimed to solve the prevalent electricity challenges in homes and businesses in...

Barbershop Management App Squire Raises $8 Million In Its First Round Of Venture Capital...

SQUIRE barbershop app raises $8 million in their first round of venture capital financing. Co-founders Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon are two Black entrepreneurs who set out to find solutions to underlying challenges associated with searching out good...

Co-creation Hub [CcHUB] Officially Launches Africa’s First ‘CcHUB Design Lab’ In Kigali, Rwanda

Co-creation Hub  officially launches Africa's First ‘CcHUB Design Lab’ in Kigali, Rwanda to solve Africa’s systemic problems in Public Health, Education, Governance and the Private Sector. The launch took place on Feb. 14th 2019. The...
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China Completes World’s Largest Airport For $12B.

China has completed its most modern and biggest airport, The Daxing international airport. The project is said to have been completed at a massive $12B. The airport designed by the late icon of architecture...

Google Introduces “Bolo App” To Reduce Illiteracy Amongst Children In India

India being about the most populous country in the world now gets an app learning assistant known as "Bolo" to help its citizens read through a mix of Hindi and English stories as well...