Youth Robotics Contest Promotes Innovation for Africa Economic Growth

May 23, 2017 05:02 PM
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Several hundred middle school and high school students from Senegal and surrounding countries spent last week in Dakar building robots. Organizers of the annual robotics competition say the goal is to encourage African governments and private donors to invest more in science and math education throughout the continent. Ricci Shryock reports for VOA from Senegal's capital.