Posts Tagged ‘Maker Faire Africa’

Day 1: Maker Faire Africa Lagos – Entrepreneur Spotlight – Nneamaka Nwosisi

African fabrics are been used in designing fashion accessories and more these days. Not only in Ghana is this creativity and innovation available. At Maker Faire Africa Lagos event, young and elegant Nneamaka Nwosisi showcased fashion accessory made with locally sourced African fabrics/prints. According to Nneamaka, she started her fashion line Mak Nisy Collections in June 2011 after returning from the UK to ...

07 Nov 6:47 PM 0 Read More...

Day 1: Maker Faire Africa Lagos – Makers Spotlight

Maker Faire Africa – a celebration of African innovation, designs, invention and ingenuity started on a very cool note. Most makers and exhibitors at this year's event arrived early on time to start setting up their inventions and designs for the day. Designs/Inventions ranged from out-stretched “tuk-tuk” Limo bicycles, hydraulics powered toys from old syringes, simple wind turbines, pavement stones produced f...

05 Nov 2:34 PM 0 Read More...

Maker Faire africa 2012 – Lagos, Nigeria

Maker Faire Africa is delighted to announce their 4th event Maker Faire Africa, Lagos which will take place in Lagos, Nigeria from November 5 - 6, 2012. Join them once again as they continue to cultivate new and existing maker communities across Africa. As was the case in Accra (‘09),Nairobi (’10) and Cairo (’11) MFA 2012 will present and spotlight the vibrant and endlessly creative individuals that have come...

17 Sep 7:29 AM 0 Read More...

PopTech: Africa on the rise – Erik Hersman

http://vimeo.com/31229585 Erik Hersman asks us to shed outdated notions of Africa as a unified place plagued by starvation and war. Between mobile phone innovations like M-PESA, social networking like MXit and entrepreneurial spaces like Maker Faire Africa, Hersman sees innovation and entrepreneurship exploding within some of Africa’s—and the world’s—fastest growing economies. ...

22 Nov 8:43 PM 0 Read More...

Maker Faire Africa 2011: Egypt

From October 6 - 8, 2011; Inventors, Developer, Makers, Idealist, Entrepreneurs and Bloggers will meet-up on the campus of American University in Cairo for Maker Faire Africa 2011 under the hash-tag: #MFA11. As was the case in Accra, Ghana (‘09) and Nairobi, Kenya (’10); MFA 2011 will present and spotlight the vibrant & endless creative individuals that have come to represent the spirit of ‘making’ thro...

04 Oct 12:18 PM 20 Read More...
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