27 Jul

Nairobi tech start-ups get creative

By Katie Hartin, MSc student, Africa and International Development Occupying the fourth floors of Piedmont Plaza and Bishop Magua Centre, respectively, the Nairobi Garage and iHub offer bright, open rooms where young entrepreneurs and tech developers can link across both...
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20 Jul

Solar waste, repair and recycling

By James Turing and Dr Jamie Cross Over the past three years the University of Edinburgh has established close relationships with social enterprises and private companies involved in Africa’s off grid solar industry. MSc and PhD students, for example, have...
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17 Jul

Edinburgh Africanists at the ECAS Conference in Paris

By Dr. Wolfgang Zeller, Senior Research Fellow, Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh Every other year at the height of summer, the planet’s largest gathering of academics studying Africa – the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS)...
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