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(News24) Young SA nuclear physicist hopes to bring new mobile charging technology to SA

18 November, 01:13 PM

We speak to young South African entrepreneur Shalton Mothwa about his project, the AEON Power Bag. Watch.

Mothwa took part in the Red Bull Amaphiko Academy, a workshop that hoped to inspire young South African entrepreneurs to collaborate, be creative and share their ideas for a bright South African future.

Mothwa’s AEON Power Bag is a laptop bag that will be able to charge mobile devices using WiFi and telecommunication signals. He says, “It’s about convenience and freedom. You’ll be able to do your thing on mobile devices without having to power your stuff.”

The 28-year-old nuclear physicist is from the North West Province. He tells us he is one month away from finalising the prototype but will still need R900,000 in funding before we see this product on the shelves.

The article was published on News 24.

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