Laser Projection Keyboard

Type on the go with the laser keyboard! Rushing to type an important document? This compact and ultra-portable laser keyboard is integrated with an English QWERTY keyboard layout with over 400 characters. The keys glow red and make a small sound as you type.To use, connect your Smartphone or Tablet to a Bluetooth network or…

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May 16, 2019

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2019

TechInAfrica – Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2019 is a worldwide innovation competition organized by Nokia. The competition offers up to $175,000 to innovators who utilize AI for industrial automation. The winning startups will get a chance to develop their innovation with experts from Nokia and the Nokia Bell Labs. This year’s competition is targeting Industrial Automation. Nokia is looking for startups that…

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May 15, 2019

The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah’s The Book of Memory is the only Nabokovian meditation on living in memory—from the perspective of an albino inmate of a Zimbabwean women’s prison—that you need to read this year. The long-awaited first novel by the author of An Elegy for Easterly, this book is a marvel, fluttering from high to low with a deceptive ease, and…

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May 13, 2019

A Call For Innovative Agri-Entrepreneurs

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), a global institution in agriculture is inviting innovative agricultural entrepreneurs to apply for the 4th edition of the Pitch AgriHack competition. Pitch AgriHack was first launched in 2015 aiming at accelerating youth digital entrepreneurship in agriculture to create jobs and drive growth in Africa, the Caribbean,…

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May 7, 2019

iTag Wireless Bluetooth Key Finder

iTag is a smart tag to add to your keys or belongings. It works off bluetooth and using the app you can locate your missing item works up to 25m radius in outdoor environments. Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy Consumption Compatible device: iPhone 4S/5/5S/5C, iPad Mini, iTouch 5, iPad 3/4 and Android system Bluetooth…

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April 29, 2019

The Beginners Mindset

Shoshin: The Beginner’s Mind There is a concept in Zen Buddhism known as shoshin, which means “beginner’s mind.” Shoshin refers to the idea of letting go of your preconceptions and having an attitude of openness when studying a subject. When you are a true beginner, your mind is empty and open. You’re willing to learn and consider all…

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April 26, 2019

eSports in Africa

To many gamers, making a living out of playing video games would be a dream come true. This dream has become a reality for thousands of professional gamers across the world who compete in various esports competitions across a variety of games. Big businesses and sports organisations have also bought into the idea of esports…

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April 24, 2019

Digital Intellectual property protection

World Intellectual Property Day (26 April) raises awareness on how intellectual property (IP) impacts daily life. But while much attention is placed around the legal aspects, companies and individuals need to consider the security ramifications as well. “Intellectual property runs the gamut of trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, and patents. Protecting these in an ultra-competitive digital…

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April 23, 2019

Meditations Series: Progressive relaxation

Progressive relaxation, sometimes called body scan meditation, is meditation that encourages people to scan their bodies for areas of tension. The goal is to notice tension and to allow it to release. During a progressive relaxation session, practitioners start at one end of their body, usually their feet, and work through the whole. Some forms…

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April 16, 2019

DHL launches eShop

DHL Express has launched Africa eShop, a new mobile and desktop platform enabling customers to shop directly from more than 200 US- and UK-based online retailers, with all shipments delivered by the logistics company, to the shopper’s door. Developed in partnership with Link Commerce, a division of Mall for Africa, the app is aimed at…

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April 16, 2019