5 Remarkable Creations That Represent Africa’s Emerging Tech Industry


BudgIT was created by Femi Longe and Bosun Tijani in 2011. In 2012, their app helped draw tens of thousands of Nigerians onto the streets in January to protest against proposed government cuts by turning the country’s secret budget into easy-to-read infographics. Through tweets, interactive format or infographs, governmental funds are easily transported to the masses.

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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?