Category: Technology

Youth Empowerment Through Art: Tackling Drug Addiction in Harare’s Underprivileged Communities

Regina Rumbidzai Pasipanodya With the upsurge in drug and substance abuse in Zimbabwe, a common cancer that has severely affected the most communities in the country, Clide Chimbi (28) from Hopley has taken it upon himself a responsibility to save the youths in his community. Hopley is a peri-urban community in Harare that has an […]

Shaping Tomorrow through Inclusive Tech Education in South Africa

Treezer Michelle Atieno In today’s world, computer programs are everywhere, shaping our likes, interactions, communications, and even our dreams. They hold the keys to our future, guiding us in ways beyond our imagination. But who gets to shape this future? That’s where Code Kamoso comes in. Students during on of the coding classes by Lelapa […]

Uncommon , a non-profit tech organization, is offering free tech courses in Zimbabwe.

Emma Zihonye In a groundbreaking effort to bridge the digital divide and provide equal opportunities for youth in lower income communities, Uncommon , a non-profit tech organization, is offering free tech courses in Zimbabwe. With a focus on areas such as Dzivaresekwa, Mbare, Mufakose, Kuwadzana, Warren Park, Kambuzuma, as well as Bulawayo and Victoria Falls, […]

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 […]

Digital literacy for teenagers in marginalized communities

Precious Akintulubo Chinelo Collins, a Junior Secondary School  3 student at Aquinas College, Akure had never been exposed to in-depth digital literacy. Despite limited exposure to technology, he lacked the necessary skills to navigate technological tools effectively. His understanding of the  Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and POST-UTME examination was minimal until the Teens Launch […]

Zimbabwe’s anti-deforestation youth innovators

Emma Zihonye For Kupakwashe Kabanya Dane Chapanga ,both 12 years old, the alarming rate of deforestation occurring in Zimbabwe due to the high demand for wood prompted them to develop an innovative alternative. Witnessing the devastating destruction of forests and the resulting loss of animal habitats inspired them to take action. “We made a decision […]

FAB Treasure Foundation: Educating and empowering girls, women

Helena Olori Earlier this year on March 8, the United Nations, celebrated the International Women’s Day 2024 with the theme “Invest in women: Accelerate progress,” emphasizing the crucial role investment in women and girls play in driving equality and sustainable development. Despite the increase in awareness campaigns annually, many young girls across parts of Africa […]

Revolutionizing Kenya’s Media with Fact-Checking

Tracy Anne Bonareri This article explores how Piga Firimbi, a fact-checking initiative in Kenya, is revolutionizing the media landscape by combatting misinformation and promoting digital literacy. It discusses the challenges posed by the spread of false information online, the role of technology in fact-checking, and the collaborative efforts of organizations like Piga Firimbi, Africa Check, […]

Enhancing transportation with solar-powered trycyle

Chioma   Emma. Transitioning to solar-powered auto rickshaws (kekes) is crucial due to its significant benefits in reducing air pollution, mitigating climate change, and promoting sustainable energy use. Air pollution from conventional kekes contributes to serious health issues. For instance, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that air pollution causes around 7 million premature deaths globally […]

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