Blog entries from: Timbuktu Chronicles

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October 1 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Wed Oct 1 2014, 18:03:00

In Africa Fashion Guide:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Wed Oct 1 2014, 06:21:00

A step towards building a more viable sports industry.Ventures Africa reports:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Wed Oct 1 2014, 05:09:00

From an earlier post:

"MakerNurses are the problem solvers and patient advocates who live and work in the heart of our healthcare system." 

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September 30 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Sep 30 2014, 22:24:00

From Talking Heads:

Yewande Omotose speaks to engineer and educator Dr. G. Ayorkor Korsah about her love of math and science to her deep appreciation of engineering, robotics, algorithms and teaching.

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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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