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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.
Kenya and the larger African continent offers a soft-landing with odds of success much higher for pretty much any well thought out concept backed by brilliant minds and a bit of runway.
Nervis Nzometiah Tetsop’s project is designed to make 3D printers using recycled electronic waste. The project is said to be environmentally friendly.
Interventions using m-health show promise as it could improve care for patients with chronic conditions. A previous study in Senegal has shown that simple interventions delivered via mobile applications can help to decrease diabetes risk factors such as an unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.
Cameroon ICT Innovation Week is an annual gathering that brings together hundreds of Cameroonian youth with amazing ICT start-up ideas to exhibit their skills, network among themselves, and find avenues for the funding of such projects to maturation.
Uganda offers some useful lessons from its use of smart investments in technology and farmer organization. These have made it the only East African country that is self-sufficient in milk.