Blog entries from: Timbuktu Chronicles

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September 29 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 29 2014, 23:02:00

Emmanuel Owobu is the founder of MOBicure:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 29 2014, 22:51:00

YALI Fellow Hastings Mkandawire, is the founder and Director of Turbines Development Enterprise which recently received a $25K grant. After the jump a video of Hastings and his colleague Jimmy Mzilahowa fabbing a generator:

Homemade | Villant Jana from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 29 2014, 22:33:00

Polymath inventor Morris Mbetsa developed an:

...anti-theft device called Block and Track. Block and Track is an SMS-based vehicle security system that enables car-owners to monitor their vehicle from a distance. The system he has invented brings the whole concept of vehicle security into one's hand thanks to the mobile phone - KumatooHis company Mbetsa Innovations offers products which include:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 29 2014, 10:53:00

Founded by Adjabeng Antwi-Agyei :

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 29 2014, 09:54:00

Founded by Chris Quarshie, Caltech Ventures is a cassava derived biodiesel and starch manufacturer:

2.2 session by bentil presentation from IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Sep 29 2014, 09:00:00

Kampala Jellitone in Uganda is a:

...producer of briquettes made from agricultural wastes. Made mainly from sawdust, peanut husks and coffee waste, the fuel replaces wood and charcoal helping protect the rich biodiversity of the area. Schools, hospitals and factories across the country are buying 130 tonnes a month of briquettes, along with efficient stoves for heating and cooking.

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September 27 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Sep 27 2014, 19:37:00

Founded by Roland Fomundam of Jola:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Sep 27 2014, 16:15:00

In the creative space:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Sep 27 2014, 15:25:00

Founded by Matthew "Tayo" Rugamba:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Sep 27 2014, 15:05:00

Founder Aissatou Sene states:

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