Biomass in Africa

Biomass, which is organic matter used as a fuel, especially in a power station for the generation of electricity, is being harnessed all around the world. It’s popularity is due to it being a renewable, carbon neutral and potentially cost effective power source. In...

Ugandan youth wins Africa prize

Brian Gitta, a 24-year-old Ugandan engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, making him the first Ugandan and youngest recipient of the prize. Gitta and his team won for their invention, Matibabu, a device which tests for malaria without drawing...