On the Road with Maker Express [Egypt]

  Cairo Hacker Space and Eshbook are going on a road trip with the Maker Express to more than 20 cities in Egypt!   The Maker Express is a microbus converted into a mobile makerspace. The goal of our eight-week tour is to connect and support venues of innovation across the country: makerspaces, coworking spaces, fab labs, start-ups,…

Saving the “Lungs of the Earth”

Featured by Loretta Ogboro-Okor on her blog Loretta Reveals: Musonda Mumba, current Programme Officer and Coordinator for the Ecosystem Based Adaptation (EbA) Flagship Programme and team member of the Climate Change Adaptation Unit (CCAU) in the Division of Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) takes us on the journey of her life (so far) and the peculiarities…

 Traveling Africa while Ethiopian

written by Selam Kebede and published in aKoma Media. About a month ago, I officially joined the seedstars world family where we are on a mission to discover the best start-ups from more than 60 emerging countries and bring them to a world stage and half a million dollar winning prize. In order to find…

Kenyan Engineer Is 3D Printing a New Future

By Lyndsey Gilpin – originally published in innovationsstories.com. […] There are millions of people with registered cases of jiggers, [Roy] Ombatti said, and many of them are schoolchildren. But because the infection is associated with poverty, the shame and stigma of it lead many people to suffer in silence. Shoes are, of course, a simple solution to…

Kapital Movie presents the 1st South Sudan #PeaceHackCamp in Juba

Kapital Movie presents the 1st South Sudan #PeaceHackCamp in Juba Open media literacy training for inter-communal peacebuilding in South Sudan Peacebuilder app code-a-thon, youth innovation ‘barcamp’, workshops, concerts Takes place Juba, Monday November 30 – Wednesday Dec 02, 2015 Preliminary program & details https://peacehackcamp2015.wordpress.com Free of charge – all members of the public are invited…