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Egunsi Foods, New York

Founded by Yemisi Awosan: Egunsifoods is a food company focused on producing refrigerated African food derived from classic West African dishes. Our meals are produced with fresh ingredients and chilled quickly to preserve the flavors, taste and nutrients. Show More Summary

Seawater Based Agriculture with the Sahara Forest Project

In Tunisia,Qatar & Jordan: Sahara Forest Project: From vision to reality from Sahara Forest Project on Vimeo. The Sahara Forest Project is a new environmental solution designed to utilize what we have enough of to produce what we need more of, using deserts, saltwater, sunlight and CO2 to produce food, water and clean energy. Show More Summary

Earthen Flooring from EarthEnable, Rwanda

EarthEnable: Sustainable earthen flooring for Rwanda from EarthEnable on Vimeo. Dust is kicked up, spills and puddles stick around, and the floors of peoples’ homes become a breeding ground for mosquitos, parasites, and all of the disease that comes with them. Show More Summary

Mistrust, Efficacy and the New Civics – a whitepaper for the Knight Foundation

When things get serious in the media space, my friends at the Knight Foundation rally the troops. Last week, I was invited to a workshop Knight held with the Aspen Institute on trust, media and democracy in America. I prepared … Continue reading ?

The Village of Peace. And Coca. Lots of Coca.

A year ago, I had the opportunity to go to Colombia for the first time, as part of a delegation from Open Society Foundation. We were trying to understand the affects Colombia’s long guerilla war had on the society and … Continue reading ?

AJA.LA Studios - Builder of Natural language & Speech processing applications

Founded by Omolabake Adenle: Speak Yoruba from AJA.LA Studios on Vimeo. AJA.LA Studios, builds natural language & speech processing applications for under-resourced languages. We also develop language-learning apps, including our award-winning...Show More Summary

On 1967 and Islamism

Earlier this month, the fiftieth anniversary of the Six Day War evoked some great writing, including a piece by Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution. His piece is entitled “The end of Nasserism: How the 1967 War opened new space for … Continue reading ?

Origami Artist Ross Symons

A profile from CNN's African Voices: African Voices - Ross Symons Origami from Tony Whaley on Vimeo.

Finalists for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

New generation of African innovators recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering prize:Achiri Arnold Nji from Cameroon with Safe Travel, a mobile app that helps prevent public transport accidentsAlex Makalliwa from Kenya with an electric...Show More Summary

BenBen provides #Blockchain Powered Land Services in #Ghana

From BenBenWe focus on Land & Property Management as we aim to create a reliable land information and transactions system. Coupling the latest in Geomatic Services with Blockchain technology we see ourselves as the pioneers of a newShow More Summary

Askwar Hilonga's Low-Cost Nanotech water filter

Reuters reports: A Tanzanian chemical engineer has designed an innovative water filter using nanotechnology to purify water. Dr. Askwar Hilonga says his filter can remove up to 99.99 percent of micro-organisms and contaminants, a potentially major help to African villages where drinkable water is scarce. Jim Drury

Mali: Iyad Ag Ghali’s Loose Relationship with Salafism

Call me crazy, but even though al-Qaida is supposedly the quintessential “Salafi-jihadi” group, I think that a lot of people in the al-Qaida fold, even fairly prominent leaders, don’t really care about Salafi theology. That is, they’re either unaware or … Continue reading ?

Xoomba, Organic textiles and apparel from Burkina Faso

via Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator: xoomba in action from heather chaplet on Vimeo. Xoomba is a feisty young design company producing organic fabrics, clothing and textile based products in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

The Jihadist Merger in Mali and the Sahara

In early March, three jihadist groups in Mali and the Sahara released a video announcing that they have merged into a new group called Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wa-l-Muslimin (The Group for Supporting Islam and Muslims). The jihadist groups involved are: the northern … Continue reading ?

Building Businesses with 'Kamina Friends' , DRC

via Kapoks: The Enterprise Facilitation program that Kamina Friends founded in Kamina, DRC is thriving. In the 3½ years that the program has been in existence they have facilitated 50 new businesses, expanded 43 businesses and created or retained 632 jobs. Show More Summary

Seeing Haiti: a photo essay

Imagine a nation with a noble and proud history, but a rough last century. It was occupied by a massive, powerful neighbor to the north, who undermined its political system and land ownership to benefit its national commercial interests. Soon … Continue reading ?

On President Trump’s Call with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

On February 13, President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Many observers, including me and Nigerian analyst Muktar Usman-Janguza, were impatiently awaiting for the White House to post a readout of the call, which it finally did yesterday. … Continue reading ?

Home Biogas from SolarCities

via Solar Cities Introduction to Solar C³ITIES from Dominik Jais on Vimeo.

The Gambia: What Happens to Yahya Jammeh?

Last week, the Gambia’s post-electoral crisis came to a formal and relatively peaceful end. President Adama Barrow, who won election in December, took the oath of office at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, Senegal, on January 19, the constitutionally-mandated transition … Continue reading ?

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