I was lucky enough to be invited to attend and speak at Maker Faire Africa in Accra, Ghana. The conference took place August 14th to 16th. There were about 100 people there and so many of them shared my interest in inventing low-cost solutions to African engineering problems.
speaking at Maker Faire Africa (Image courtesy ict4d.at)
You can read a recap article about the conference on the Blog ICT4D.at, the blog of The Australian Network for Information and Communications Technologies for Development. Here is the Maker Faire Africa Aggregator on Maneno.org. View the Maker Faire Flickr group. Read the conference blog. MFA Organizer and Afrigadget founder Erik Hersman writes about MFA, too.