Bird Stories

It takes a collection of stories to create and shift narratives. Bird is doing it one alternative story at a time.

14 June 2022

Aproko Doctor Is Ensuring That Everyone Understands The Need for Medical Awareness

Dr Chinonso Fidelis Egemba, 31, was in his fourth year at Nnamdi Azikiwe University when he and some of his medical student colleagues helped diagnose a stroke patient.

1 June 2022

Kenya upgrades it’s ‘Silicon Savannah’ drawcard

Kenya’s tech startup ecosystem — among the hottest on the continent — is looking to attract even more overseas interest as the country launches an International Financial Centre and giant tech firms renew their interest in East Africa’s “Silicon Savannah”.

4 June 2022

Africans abroad: Living the dream — in South Africa

In 2008, Sandras Phiri and his wife decided to up sticks and move overseas to take advantage of larger economies and more opportunities than they had at home. At first, they looked at Europe.

14 June 2022

Ride-Hailing Services Find Success in Africa; Will This Help the Drivers?

Ride-hailing services are finding success in Africa thanks to rapid smartphone adoption, reliable internet connection, mobile payments services and a drastic shift in consumer needs on the continent that values convenience.

14 June 2022

Ride-Hailing Services Find Success in Africa; Will This Help the Drivers?

In a life-sized compound located in the heart of the marbled hall of the Doudou Ndiaye Coumba Rose National Grand Theatre, Alioune Diagne offers a retrospective of Senegal’s history.

4 June 2022

Tanzania’s huge green energy potential put at 6,000MW

With the country’s ambitious 6,000MW green energy generation roadmap, if successful, President Samia Suluhu Hassan will make Tanzania one of Africa’s top renewable power-generating states, after South Africa and Morocco

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    Are African governments ready for Artificial Intelligence?
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