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Opportunities in drone applications for Nigeria and other African countries

Like them or hate them, Drones are certainly here to stay. A drone-mania is taking over the world by storm and the frenzy is not likely to stop anytime soon. In the United States, several giant companies (Amazon, DHL) and start-up are currently exploring business opportunities in commercial drone applications. Drones are not new. In fact, they have existed for the past two decades and just like the Internet, they have been used for years […]

Life Become More Meaningful When You Start Giving

 Now get this, it doesn’t matter what you give or share, be it your time, your money, skills, knowledge, advice, even smiles and attention, the important thing is – to give. This is so important because when you share what you have with others, you become a better person and your life become more meaningful. Not only are you more responsible to yourself, you are also more responsible to your society and you are helping the world. Now, […]

Why Public Video Surveillance in Nigeria is Still a Joke

The federal republic of Nigeria has concluded arrangements to install 10,000 units of video surveillance cameras on Nigerian highways. The plan is to use the security equipment as a channel to curb insecurity and crime on Nigerian roads. As noble as this plan is, many people believe video surveillance in Nigeria is another white elephant project which would enrich a few people and allow them to embezzle public funds. This news has generated a lot of buzz online and many […]

African Child They Don’t Show You on Foreign Media

“In Alex, we see intelligence, a great memory and a sparkling personality. He doesn’t want your hand-me-down t-shirts but if you will listen, he will tell you he wants to become president of Tanzania… and, of course, how much he loves action movies!” The video was produced by Mama Hope, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that helps support community-led projects across Africa, as part of their “Stop the Pity. Unlock the Potential” campaign. The point of […]