May 2020

CORONAVIRUS APP (No 1) BY NUL INNOVATION HUB STUDENTS

 

If you test positive for COVID-19, all people with this app who may have come too close to you in the past 14 days are alerted by their apps so that they too can test. When you download this app you can’t use it unless you have answered questions, with answers immediately seen by health workers, on whether you have COVID-19 symptoms or not. You are forced to answer these questions every 14 or every 3 days depending on your symptoms.

THE NUL GRADUATE MAKES HIS MARK IN CROP FARMING

 

This year, he harvested 77 boxes of tomatoes which he grew on 81 square metres of land. For him, it was an idea of what he could achieve if he kept trying. Above all, it was a light at the end of the tunnel, after months of hard—very hard—lessons. His name is Montši Montši, a former Crop Science student at the National University of Lesotho (NUL).

He is the fouder of Monts'i AgriVest, a farming business that focuses on production of fruits and vegetables.

LESOTHO’S OWN “WHATSAPP” AND “SKYPE” IN ONE PACKAGE BY NUL INNOVATION HUB COMPANY

 

With this app, Letsema, you can chat like you are in a WhatsApp, talk like you are on a phone, and get into a video-conference like you are in a Skype or in a Zoom. There is more to this app which is being developed by a company called Astra-Tech owned by Pulane Motenane, under the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Innovation Hub.

Just what we needed in the era of coronavirus.