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African Innovators recognized by the Royal Academy of Engineering at the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

by Abiola Ogunjobi in Uncategorized

The inventors of an all-terrain ‘smart wheelchair’, a solar-water heating appliance that slashes energy use by 90% and a pneumonia-diagnosing biomedical jacket are among African innovators recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering as the continent’s future technology pioneers. Tackling global challenges as diverse as climate change, childhood disease, and access to renewable energy, 16…