Category: Science

Brain drain: Not every doctor is leaving

Tobi Sanusi Health care personnel in Nigeria may be reducing due to the mass exodus of doctors to other countries, but some of them are insistent on staying back. Abiodun Olagunju is a young geriatrician, practicing in a government owned hospital in the south western part of Nigeria for the past twelve years. GFX Hospital […]

Village doctor promoting life and health management in Kenya

Esther J Vihiga county in Kenya has over 716.000 population and was formerly a district under old kakamega district. Its headquarters is located in Mbale. It has a total of 93 health facilities of all categories which are grossly inadequate,. Many of the facilities also lack modern medical facilities that can meet the needs of […]

Empowering Communities Through Research-Based Climate Solutions

David Arome While the effects of climate change are indiscriminate and affect all, women are particularly vulnerable and disproportionately impacted. Despite being integral to the rural labor force, women engaged in agriculture and the rural economy encounter numerous challenges that undermine their productivity. For women, climate change is not just a distant threat; it’s a […]

Africacomicade: Using Data-driven strategies to propel Africa’s games industry

Helena Olori The global gaming industry, comprising both game development and eSports, is a thriving behemoth. The video games market alone is valued at over $200 billion with projected growth rate of 13.4%. This impressive success stands in stark contrast to Africa’s largely untapped potential in the sector which has lived under the shadows of […]

School for street Kids in Zimbabwe

Regina Pasipanodya Growing up in Epworth, Rumbidzai Nyakudanga’s day starts at 5 am when she has to do the household chores and attend to her children, who are now in secondary level, before they leave for school. Rumbidzai Nyakudanga She now has other responsibilities that starts at 7 am in the morning at Epworth, one […]

Burundi: 20-year-old builds electric dam

Alexandre Ndayishimiye While some communities in Burundi have problems accessing electricity, 20 -year old Emile Irakoze has found a solution in his native Kiyagayaga hill, Rusabagi zone, Burambi commune, Rumonge Province (Southern Burundi). Emile Irakoze, the initiator He has built an electric dam with 15 kilowatts (15 KW) capacity. Located on Nyamihire River, 80 kilometers […]

Safe Space Initiative: giving hope to SGBV victims

Michael Dibe The non-profit organization which was co-founded by Osasu Edobor, a social development and gender space expert, Oluwatosin Akinbode-Osho, a legal practitioner and Dr. Gbonjubola Abiri Babalola, a psychologist and therapist, combines individual diverse skills in supporting women and girls in fighting gender-based violence. The group uses new media and technology solutions in helping […]

Portable AI Ultrasounds curbing maternal mortality in Sierra Leone

Treezer Michelle Atieno Every woman has the right to receive excellent care before, during, and after pregnancy. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends having at least one routine ultrasound before the 24th week of pregnancy to ensure a positive pregnancy experience. Providing high-quality antenatal care (ANC) and safe delivery services also improves perinatal health outcome. […]

Chimpanzee conservation in Rwenzori in Uganda

Innocent Kiiza The consequences are stark. Chimpanzee populations in Mt. Rwenzori National Park. Uganda over the past few decades have been endangered, facing a near-universal decline – vanished, killed by disease, or poachers. The once-vibrant chorus of the forest is now a haunting echo, a reminder of the delicate balance that has been disrupted. A key […]

East Africa: Building regenerative, sustainable Agricultural industry

Joseph Checky Abuje Agriculture is an essential part of East Africa’s economy and by extension the African continent. In most cases, rural farmers play a critical role in the sector’s growth. Statistics from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), indicate that the agricultural sector directly contributes up to 25% of the country’s Gross Domestic […]

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