What New York can learn from Nigeria

From Chris Blattman Sat Nov 10 2012, 14:41:12

At the fourth annual Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, a quartet of teenage girls ages 14 through 15 have created a urine-powered generator. This eco-friendly energy source cranks out six hours of electricity for every liter of human bodily fluid by ... Continue reading →

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Afrique:   Tony Elumelu - « L'Afrique doit créer des emplois pour 200 millions de jeunes d'ici 2030 » (news)
allAfrica.com
6 December 2016

Les 6 et 7 décembre, le Mouvement des entreprises de France (MEDEF) a organisé le premier rassemblement des Programmes pour la Croissance et la Jeunesse Active (AGYP), ... [read more]

Africa:   Are We the Last Election Thieves Standing? (column)
The Citizen
8 December 2016

I am sure I am not the only one who hasn't recovered from the events in the tiny west African nation last week. It was not supposed to be an election under its half-crazed leader Yahya Jammeh would ... [read more]

Africa:   Eco-Friendly Nanomembrane Removes Oil Spills (news)
SciDev.Net
8 December 2016

Researchers from Egypt and Saudi Arabia have developed a simple way to manufacture an eco-friendly and affordable membrane that can efficiently adsorb oils spills from sea or waste water. The membrane ... [read more]



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!