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Africa Prize
  • Engineers from Botswana, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda have made it to the Africa Prize shortlist.
  • The innovations for 2023 span a range of novel ideas, including fabrics crafted from fungi cultivated on human waste, technological advancements in chicken farming, recycled plastic roof tiles, and an app-driven waste management service.
  • These inventive projects contribute to the extensive network of Africa Prize innovators, which now boasts 133 alumni spread across 21 African countries, all dedicated to catalyzing transformative change through locally-driven solutions.
  • The culmination of the competition will see four finalists competing for a portion of £60,000, with the ultimate winner receiving £25,000.

Africa Prize has shortlisted 16 innovators, marking the 10th anniversary and featuring representation from eight African nations, including Botswana that is making its debut.

The initiative which was started in 2014 by the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK, the Africa Prize serves …