Science and technology
A South African teenager has walked away with the Google Science Fair Grand Prize. Kiara Nirghi’s winning entry is an economically friendly and sustainable solution to drought. She hopes her project will improve food security and the lives of people.
Pioneering Ghanaian computer engineer Professor Nii Quaynor has made it his life's work to
ensure Africa remains connected to the rest of the world through the World Wide Web.
The head of ICT at the Central University of Technology in the Free State has developed a tool to predict drought, as accurately as 98%. For her work, Dr Muthoni Masinde walked away with a top prize at the annual Women in Science Awards.
A young South Africa has walked away with the Google Science Fair Community Impact Award in the Africa/Middle East region, and has made it to the final leg of the competition. Her winning entry is an economically friendly and sustainable solution to drought.
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