Category Archives: Nigeria

(Some) African Producers



(Some) of Africa’s Scientific Discoveries & Contributions

An infographic to highlight some of Africa’s lessor know scientific discoveries and contributions, of which there are MANY more…



• McLaren, W. August 2006. ‘Mohammed Bah Abba And His Pot-in-Pot’
• Treacy, M. May 2012. ‘Device Turns Your Sneaker into a Portable Cell Phone Charger’
• Ashoka Innovators for the Public. 2008. ‘Ashoka Innovators for the Public: Mohammed Bah Abba‘
• Biofuels Digest. May 2012. ‘CleanStar launches first cooking fuel facility in Mozambique; alternative to
  charcoal cooking, heath risks, at hand in Africa’
• Noble Prize.Org. The Noble Prize in Chemistry 1999: Ahmed Zewail
• Novozymes. May 2012. ‘CleanStar Mozambique launches world’s first sustainable cooking fuel facility’
• Google Science Fair 2012 ‘Meet our 15 finalists and Science in Action winner’
• RNW Africa Desk. February 2012. ‘The Cardiopad: an African invention to save lives’
• The Right Livlihood Award. Aklilu Lemma (Ethiopia)
• Wikipedia. Sema Sgaier
• Wikipedia. Raphael Armattoe

Unpacking Africa’s Middle Class Consumer Behaviour

This is the first infographic I have ever created, so not very creative at this stage but packed (I hope) with useful and surprising stats! For more details on any of the above figures please consult the following sources:

Afrique Avenir. 2010. ‘New consumption patterns in Africa’

Imara Africa Securities Team. 2011. ‘Financial groups eye Africa’s growing middle class’

Ncube et al. 2011. ‘The Middle of the Pyramid: Dynamics of the middle class in Africa’ African Development Bank Publication

Maina, W. 2011. ‘Kenyans quench new thirst for fine liquor’

Kunateh, M. 2011. ‘Africas middle class triples to 313 million’

Sikiti, L. 2012. ‘Look out for the African Middle Class’

Youth Xchange. 2004. ‘More and More Cars: Africa’