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With so many graduate engineers in Kenya and few registered engineers, the professional body of engineers looks like a pyramid scheme. The voice of these graduate engineers is not heard. While graduate engineers need to pay membership fees annually, they are denied voting rights.
Automation and the use of robots in manufacturing, combined with new working methods and systems, can have negative social impacts on workers. Increased automation threatens job security in South Africa’s auto industry.
Sixteen innovators from across Africa have been shortlisted for the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, with inventions including a smart library on wheels, a low-cost digital microscope to speed up cervical cancer diagnosis, and bamboo bicycles.