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Meet Obinna Ukwuani: The Serial Entrepreneur Transforming Education And Agribusiness In Nigeria
Straight out of The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, one of the most prestigious technology universities in the world, Obinna Ukwuani took the path less travelled to open a STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) campus in Nigeria to offer others from home the chance he had. Having successfully launched a robotics summer school…
The limits of growth
A nebulous international group, The Club of Rome, comprised of 30 individuals – civil servants, economists, educators, humanists, industrialists, and scientists from 10 countries, in the spring of 1968, met in the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome on the initiative of one Dr. Aurelio Peccei, a visionary industrial economist. The published objective of the gathering…
Device produces drinkable water from desert air
Researcher have discovered a way to produce water in the desert from thin air.Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed technology that could save lives in harsh desert climates. The technology allows users to transform moisture in the air into water.
Lagos, Wi-Fi and living in a new world
The Lagos State government has continued to demonstrate its readiness to be counted among the best metropolitan areas in the world with its deployment of Information and Communications Technology for many aspects of its service delivery.
MIT venture fund raises $150 million for technology startups
MIT said Thursday that it contributed $25 million to the Engine Accelerator Fund I, which the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based university controls. The rest of the money was raised from a small group of unidentified investors “aligned with the fund’s mission,” according to a statement.
Total, MIT, others task NUC on human capacity building
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) fellows and other stakeholders have called on the National Universities Commission (NUC) to re-structure the curriculum for higher institutions in the country towards productivity.