Pay-As-You-Go Solar Lanterns are a Gateway Product

By |May 31st, 2016|africa, cell-phone charging, solar, solar lights, solar powered appliances|

Azuri PayGo Energy – clean-energy.facebook.jpg The initial demand for distributed solar, electricity generated right in the household rather than wired from a grid, is lighting. […]

Cellphone: Queen of Multitasking Tools

By |February 18th, 2015|africa, ICT, Zambia|

Zambian kid texting away. Photo: Imani Cheers, Flickr Cellphones are now cheap enough that a large portion of [...]

Super Foods for Nutrient Delivery

By |January 23rd, 2015|africa, health, sustainable agriculture|

Photo: Karen HomerMary Oyunga, pictured here, is an African scientist who studies Vitamin A deficiency, and addressing it with OFSPs [...]

Dayo Olopade’s The Bright Continent – Kanju v Jugaad: Doing More with Less

By |September 9th, 2014|africa|

Writer Dayo OlopadeDayo Olopade is a fascinating tour guide on a trip through 17 African countries. Her recent book The [...]