The printer that he names ‘W.AFATE’ has NASA so impressed that he was awarded with the NASA International Space Apps Challenge in Paris.
The printer took several months to put together and is made from rails and belts from old scanners, the casing of a discarded desktop computer and bits of a diskette drive.
Mr Gnikou says ‘”My dream is to give young people hope and to show that Africa, too, has its place on the global market when it comes to technology. We are able to create things”.
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