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Urine Powered Generator

MakerFairAfrica: 1 Liter of urine gives you 6 hours of electricity. The system works like this: Urine is put into an electrolytic cell, which separates out the hydrogen. The hydrogen goes into a water filter for purification, which then gets pushed into the gas cylinder. The gas cylinder pushes hydrogen into a cylinder of liquid

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Zimbabwe Needs Its Own SBA

AllAfrica.com: “Capital is a key ingredient and major handicap to entrepreneurship ventures. Government’s recent downward economic growth revision has also exacerbated the situation as funding constraints continue to prevail,” said Jongwe. “The solution lies in government facilitation of entrepreneurship ventures through Sedco (Small Enterprise Development Corporation), which can underwrite risk associated with entrepreneurship.” Jongwe said

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African Inventors: Part 2

Inventors exist all over the world. Africa.com has compiled a list of inventors found within the country. Yesterday we posted part one to this series. Here are the rest: In Ghana we have a unique inventor named Apostle Kwadwo Safo Kantanka, who successfully manufactured electrical drums, loud speakers, mixing consoles, amplifiers, preamps, and 7-stringed bass

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African Inventors: Part 1

Inventors exist all over the world. Africa.com has compiled a list of inventors found within the country. This is just the first half of many innovative people featured. Let us first visit Cameroon, where a group of 10-year old kids crafted a remote-controlled “car” from recycled products such as old flip-flops, pieces of wood, rubber,

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