An all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan who hit the headlines when they were briefly denied entry to the US over the summer, have won a major European competition.
The Entrepreneurial Challenge at the Robotex festival in Estonia challenged entrants to solve a real-world problem that would also appeal to potential customers.
Three of the 12 members of the team from Herat, Afghanistan’s third-largest city, won with a robot prototype that used used solar energy to support small-scale farmers manage their land . . .
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