Blog entries from: Timbuktu Chronicles

"A view of Africa and Africans with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, practical remedies and other self sustaining activities.".....Emeka Okafor

1 to 10 of 182

April 21 2014



April 20 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sun Apr 20 2014, 19:03:00

In Dezeen:

In this movie designer and materials researcher Shamees Aden explains how "scientists are now mixing together groups of chemicals [to make] them behave like living cells. They are able to reconfigure, they are able to adapt to light, pressure and heat."...The synthetic production of living materials is so far limited to basic applications - modifying the behaviour of oil droplets in a water solution, for example - but Aden has developed a proposal that uses protocells to make self-regenerating soles for a pair of running shoes.

[view whole blog post ]



April 14 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Apr 14 2014, 09:18:00

In VC4Africa Dan Evans discusses an initiative to map and determine what drives startup ecosystems:

[view whole blog post ]



April 13 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sun Apr 13 2014, 18:40:00

Senai Wolderufael founder of Feed Green in conversation with HowWeMadeIt:

[view whole blog post ]





April 11 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Fri Apr 11 2014, 22:12:00

From CNN's Africa Startup series:

Eve Zalwango started Awaka, a furniture store in Kampala, Uganda that makes custom wood products from locally grown trees.

[view whole blog post ]





April 9 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Wed Apr 9 2014, 21:51:00

Over at Afri-Love:

[view whole blog post ]





From Timbuktu Chronicles Wed Apr 9 2014, 21:12:00

An Indie Cities profile:

Vava Angwengi is a one-woman powerhouse behind VAVA Coffee. She embodies a new African Coffee Culture, fusing exemplary hand crafted quality with a new consciousness for ethically and environmentally sustainable commodities.

[view whole blog post ]






blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!




Most Active Blog Feeds:

  1. ThinkProgress
  2. Face of Malawi
    Malawi Breaking News Today
  3. IT News Africa news alert
    Daily email news alerts from ITNewsAfrica.com
  4. Shadow and Act
    Shadow and Act from IndieWire
  5. IT News Africa news alert
    Daily email news alerts from ITNewsAfrica.com
  6. Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7
  7. blogs.independent.co.uk|
    Blogs from the Independent newspaper - news, views and features from the world's most free-thinking newspaper|
  8. Foreign Policy