Students in South Africa have developed a way to convert human urine into building materials.
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A company who specializes in diamond manufacturing has launched a line of new lab-grown gems which are more affordable and accessible.
A South African social enterprise is helping disabled unemployed through upcycling projects.
SA company helps businesses keep on top of traffic fines incurred by staff in company cars, accepting the cryptocurrency for providing the service.
Cape Town based startup connects businesses with communities they would otherwise find difficult to reach.
Insurance company and advertising agency have teamed up to push their production via Whatsapp, a first for the entertainment industry in South Africa.
Root is a programmable bank account that provides flexibility and individualised solutions by allowing free development of bank interfaces and credit card rules.
BuddiBox supports young South Africans in setting up a local delivery service with emphasis on the necessity of good community relationships.
The Cape Town-based WumDrop delivery service app provides Uber-style on-demand connections between drivers and shoppers.
Young South African Kiara Nirghin won the Google Science Fair Grand Prize with a sustainable superabsorbent orange peel mix.
South African traditional fishers use this app to log catches, improve government data and build relationships with markets.
iCAPTCHA is a website protection tool that uses captchas to teach South Africans words from the country’s 11 official languages.
Libryo is a comprehensive governance platform providing companies with up-to-date info on local legislation.
Reflector Protectors are ultra reflective disposable drink coasters that can make nocturnal walkers up to 900 percent more visible.
Email My Boss enables users to request an email ‘late-note’ via their mobile phone when train delays make them late for work.
Solaris is an energy-rich tobacco plant soon to be harvested by South African Airlines — looking to provide a new, greener, biofuel for their fleet.
The recycled Repurpose school bags come equipped with solar panels to provide a renewable light source for kids in disconnected regions.
Nomanini has created a rugged point-of-sale register that can facilitate cash payments for electricity, airtime and insurance.
South Africa’s Khusela startup has developed a smart detector specifically for shacks, which enable community-wide warnings in the event of a fire.
South Africa’s Backtracker is a device that aims to save cyclists’ lives by letting them know of dangerous traffic coming from behind.
South Africa’s El Burro restaurant has installed a device that enables customers to take professional-style Instagrams of their meals.
Seed is a set of mobile and computer products that use the processing power and data of a single docked smartphone.