TechWomen

November 21, 2020

New technology is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry

Agriculture has a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and contributes 32% of GDP, according to the World Bank. Similarly, […]
November 21, 2020

Technology is a liberating force for African women

As ride-hailing apps proliferate the globe, the year-old An Nisa Taxi in Kenya is one of the standouts in Africa. Developed by 33-year-old Mehnaz Sarwar, An […]
November 21, 2020

Moves are afoot in Africa to keep more women in science careers

Women scientists have a vital part to play in scientific leadership and in contributing to Africa’s development and transformation. But they remain substantially under-represented in higher education and […]
November 21, 2020

The tablet computer pulled by donkey

Back in 2016, mobile technology the like of which had not been seen before rolled into the remote community of Funhalouro, in Mozambique. Pulled by donkey, […]
November 21, 2020

Research: How Technology Could Promote Growth in 6 African Countries

Africa is closely watched as the next big growth market – a description that has persisted for a while. There are many reasons for optimism: the African continent is home to some […]
November 21, 2020

How Africa’s Tech Generation Is Changing the Continent

ONE DAY IN 2004, in the Kenyan farming village of Engineer—so named because an Englishman once ran a mechanical repair shop there—a slight and nearsighted boy was […]
November 21, 2020

Magnetic spray turns objects into mini robots that can deliver drugs

A glue-like magnetic spray can turn objects, such as pills, into mini robots that can be controlled by magnets and navigated through the body. The sprayed […]
November 21, 2020

Permanently delete files (for real)

When you delete a file from your computer, it doesn’t simply disappear from existence—at least, not right away. Even if you immediately empty the Recycle Bin […]
November 21, 2020

How VR Will Accelerate Talent Learning and Development

A new normal requires new skills. And the wake of the imminent “new normal” will be littered with learning curves.  Benjamin Franklin wisely once said, “Tell me and […]