Botswana Government Must Patent Solar Ear Technology

Somewhere in this edition, we carry a celebratory story on a Botswana company that is being hailed even by the World Health Organisation for its effort to provide solar hearing aids or solar ear.

The company, which is based at Riverwalk Mall in Gaborone, boasts of having already sold 10 000 units of their product.

It is estimated that some 360 million people around the world would need the solar ear, which is being hailed as effective and cost saving tool as it can last for five years.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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