5 Remarkable Creations That Represent Africa’s Emerging Tech Industry


Ghanaian entrepreneur Bright Simmons created this SMS-based verification technology to check whether drugs are counterfeit. The tech detects if pharmaceutical drugs are real. Since its inception, the new tech has been used globally, especially in places like India.

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  1. Please keep up the good work. It's inspiring to us

  2. Thanks for the comment.

  3. very nice

  4. Good work. My only concern is, it should be controlled by Africans…

  5. This list isn't a reflection of true African technologies, while I agree that M-Pesa and the AHLRAC need to be on the list, they should replace the others with the Rooivalk, Gautrain, Ubuntu OS and the Digital Laser. These are true African breakthroughs in technology and one of a kind projects that lead the way in Africa's tech industry!

  6. Impressive, can I be the pilot?