Uganda: Matibabu Inventor Wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

A Ugandan software engineer, Brian Gitta cashed-in a GBP25,000 in the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation by UK Royal Academy of Engineering for his malaria diagnosing machine, Matibabu. He was selected amongst 16 shortlisted candidates drawn from seven African countries chosen for their new innovative engineering solutions. So far, Gitta is the first Ugandan to…

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Ugandan Entrepreneur Makes Paper Bags From Banana Stalk

Brief: She went to search for a job, she was turned down, but given the opportunity to learn a new skill – making biodegradable paper bags out of banana stalk. At times we go looking for what is closer to us faraway. This doesn’t mean it is a bad thing. Becoming an entrepreneur might not…