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Old October 7th, 2013, 03:09 AM   #61
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Colbert Tchakounte is an inventor from Cameroon, born in 1968. He is the owner of a patent with the OAPI (African Intellectual Property Organization) entitled " Dispositif de connexion et de déconnexion automatique du câble coaxial (antenne TV) du téléviseur ". The patent was filed under Number 1200900409 in December 08, 2009 and granted under Number 14916 in December 30, 2010.

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Amadou Dembele is a Malian inventor and electrical engineer who was revealed to the public at the 6th edition of the Salon Africain de l'Invention et de l'Innovation Technologique (African Invention and Technological Innovation Exhibition) held in Mali from October 28 to November 1, 2009. The exhibition was organized by OAPI (African Intellectual Property Organization). Amadou Dembele exhibited a miniature prototype of an electrical barge with a modular electrical system called Bargelec.

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Djerassem Le Bemadjiel
is an inventor from Chad who has developed a system and method for the autonomous production of fluid and electricity. This geological engineer and expert in stimulation and production of oil wells, and young minister (38) of Energy and Oil since January 2013, is not at his first invention. But this one is exceptional, if not revolutionary. Thus, it has already been patented, like in Australia for example.

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Old October 9th, 2013, 06:44 AM   #65
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Charles Mubanga Mumba


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This Zambian inventor and farmer, in his forties, has built his own mini-hydroelectric dam on his property with the only technical knowledge acquired through high school physics courses in which he excelled.

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Old October 9th, 2013, 07:06 AM   #66
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Abdoulaye Toure

This Senegalese inventor has designed and developed solar ovens. His first prototype was designed in 1990, although it is in 1992 that he really started developing and spreading the solar oven technology in Senegal. This former teacher is now detached from the education body in order to popularize his invention for which more than 250 models have already been manufactured in Senegal.

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Guy Nankamp is a Cameroonian inventor who has designed "variable index sowing seeders" that come in two models (portable and coupled) and an automatic system for railway safety (CASF in French), among others. The seeders are patented since September 30, 2005 by the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) under No. 12884.



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Professor Gebisa Ejeta
is an Ethiopian plant breeder and geneticist and the father of Africa's first commercial hybrid variety of sorghum that resists drought.

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Sulaiman Famro is a Nigerian engineer who has built the "Farmking" prototype which is a one-stop processing plant for root crops and grains.


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Serge Anderson Tatsa is a Cameroonian who has invented a machine that crushes (grinds) various foods. This grinder works with a single strap that forms a multifunctional device.

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In 1993, Sanoussi Diakite from Senegal, a professor of mechanical engineering, manufactured a husking machine that produces 5 kg of fonio in 8 minutes. Before this invention, it took about 2 hours to pound 2 kg of fonio. It is now possible to produce about 75 kg in 2 hours, thereby increasing the efficiency and productivity by 3,650%. This shows the impact and importance of the mechanization of agriculture to improve productivity in Africa.


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Hervé Guéa
is a researcher from Cameroon who has invented a gourd seeds husking machine for the species Cucumeropsis Mannii Naudin or Cucumeropsis Edulis. These seeds have different names: gousi, egoussi, egusi-itoo, dark egusi, lipupu, white seed melon.

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Jules Logou



Jules Logou is an electronics engineer, researcher and inventor from Togo who has designed and built the Foufoumix. It is a mixer or blender made in Togo that eases the cooking of a popular African food: fufu. This invention is innovating because fufu preparation is rather painful, especially for African women to whom this chore is usually reserved.




Besides the Foufoumix, Jules Logou has developed other inventions including, but not limited to a burning mobile Water Closet, as well as a climbing platform which allows working more easily, even in a sitting position, on an electric pole or else.


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Asidu Abudu is a Ghanaian inventor who started inventing mechanical instruments at a young age. He is CEO and MD of a small company named Foresight Investments Ltd. and holds a degree in mechanical engineering. He has invented numerous devices that are designed to ease people's lives. Although they are still prototypes, they are quite fascinating.

One of them is a fufu pounding machine which could ease the lives of African women in villages and cities in food preparation, for instance. Another one is an automatic eating machine that can help the disabled, among others.

Just like other African inventors on the continent, Asidu Abudu has also conceived devices that use telecommunication technologies. One of them is a surveillance camera embedded in a mobile phone. No matter the distance, within seconds, the owner can see his car on his mobile phone. Thus, if someone opens a door, the camera will signal it to the owner who will then be able to see who is opening the door.

Another example is a device that enables you to stop the car engine using one's mobile phone or somebody else's phone. If, for instance, a car that is equipped with "the car tracking system" is stolen, wherever the owner is, all he has to do is to dial his code from any other phone (mobile or landline) that will send a signal to the car and the engine will stop running.


A lack of a serious industrial strategy in most African countries is the biggest hindrance to economic and social developments. Such a young inventor is only an infinitesimal representation of the creative genius of Africans. All they need to better help their continent are "support" and "recognition".
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Morris Mbetsa is a young Kenyan genius from Mombasa who is gifted in electronics and has invented an anti-theft device called Block and Track. Block and Track is an SMS-based vehicle security system that enables car-owners to monitor their vehicle from a distance. The system he has invented brings the whole concept of vehicle security into one’s hand thanks to the mobile phone. Morris Mbetsa had just graduated from high school when he came up with this security device.

All that a car-owner needs is a phone in which Morris Mbetsa will install a program. Under the hood, he also connects wires and the like to the engine. Once the device is set up, the car-owner can lock the doors by just sending an SMS. In case the car has been stolen, there is no need to panic. All the owner needs to do is to send an SMS with a code to stop (immobilize) the car wherever it is located provided there is network coverage from the mobile operator. The system is also fitted with a tracking device that will locate, on a map, the location of the car.

This system invented by an African when he was 18 year old is very simple as it does not, at least at this stage, require a computer or monthly subscription fee. All that one needs is a mobile phone with airtime.

Morris Mbetsa got the idea of the system when a few years back a friend of his was carjacked. Without formal training in electronics, he decided to work on the system. This was possible because for a long period of time Morris Mbetsa used to dismantle gadgets (devices) in order to create new devices.

Morris Mbetsa would like to start up a company that will manufacture and install the system. All that he needs is someone or a company that will put up the necessary funds to take the system to another level.

This young and talented African proves once again that Africa has the answer to a lot of its problems. Unfortunately, Africans tend to always knock at doors that are far from Africa to get expensive solutions. One thing is certain: this is a world premiere from Kenya.

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Kelvin Macharia Kuria is a young inventor from Kenya. He was 17 years old in 2008 when he made up a home-made insecticide which mystified scientists and insecticides manufacturers. The name of this insecticide is aloemexhot, and kills instantly insects like ants, cockroaches and flies.

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Alain Brice Niama
, from Congo-Brazzaville, has designed and developed a non-polluting system that converts wood into renewable oil. He filed his patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office on March 30, 2009 under application number 12/383,613. His patent was published on September 30, 2010 under publication number US2010/0242340 A1.


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The continuous biodiesel plant developed by Joel Nwakaire was scaled up to 100 liters per hour, from 30 liters originally. A software called Nwakaire Joel's Biodiesel Plant Scale Up Software has also been developed, and designed to accelerate the plant scaling up process.

The next breakthrough is the completion of the automation control. Indeed, a micro-processor was used to program the controls using solenoid valves and temperature sensors.

Another feature of this fully automated and optimized biodiesel plant is that the automated control can record any reaction temperature, reaction time and flow time from any of the 4 gates.


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From Congo-Brazzaville, Steeve Burkhalter designed the interior of the Mercedes S-Class coupe concept car. He graduated from the Créapôle School in Design Transport and Mobility in 2010 and is now interior designer at Mercedes.


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Sandrine Ngalula is a Congolese engineer from Congo-Kinshasa. She works and lives in the United States where she graduated in Electrical Engineering. She is particularly gifted and has succeeded in transforming an electric car prototype into a hybrid car by integrating a fuel cell.

A fuel cell is an electrochemical device that converts hydrogen into electricity. The car's main fuel becomes hydrogen which releases only water as waste. The idea of developing a car that runs on hydrogen is not new. But it may be that Sandrine Ngalula Mubenga has found the solution because, in addition to making the car hybrid, she has conceived a hydrogen station (as opposed to petrol stations). The hydrogen station she has developed is solar-powered. Its working principle is simple: splitting water (H2O) into hydrogen and oxygen and collecting the hydrogen in tanks (reservoirs). An American car manufacturer is apparently considering marketing the hybrid system developed by Sandrine Ngalula.

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