Updates on Kwado Safo's Works
January 31, 2013
The Apostle Safo Suaye Technology Research Centre (ASSTRC), headed by Kwadwo Safo, is currently manufacturing 2 vehicles per year. Yet, by 2015, if things work as planned, Kwadwo Safo and his team should be able to manufacture about 500 cars per year. This will be made possible thanks to the construction of a new automobile assembly plant that will manufacture the various brands of Kantanka vehicles.
Kumatoo.com has learnt, but not verified, that the ASSTRC has already successfully experimented the manufacturing of a car that has no engine and moves only with the aid of a solar-powered battery.
June 8, 2012
The inventor has come up with another prototype: a mobile missile launcher which is made up of a platform that can revolve 360° to reach targets from almost any angle. Missiles can also be launched vertically from the top of the revolving platform. This machine is not revolutionary, and quite rudimentary.
However, for visionary African leaders, this shows the capacity for African inventors, if backed up by their government, to become manufacturers and suppliers of war machines that can contribute to the success of African States' armies' missions.
Kwadwo Safo is a Ghanaian inventor born in 1948 and the father of Ghana’s first home made cars. In 1971, he founded the Kristo Asafo Church which has since then fundamentally contributed in developing and promoting science and technology of local origin in Ghana.
In 1998, he manufactured the Kantanka Saloon car. In 2006, the Kantanka Onantefo I (4x4) was manufactured and an improved model was produced in June 2007 called Kantanka Onantefo II (4x4). On December 30, 2007, the Kantanka Obrempon (a black 4x4 limousine), which is 26 meters long, and a yellow excavator with caterpillar tracks were exhibited as well.
The Kristo Asafo Church has a Technical Division, the Great Kosa Ltd. which aims at building an automobile assembly plant in the Central Region of Ghana.
The former Managing Director of the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz, visited Great Kosa Ltd.’s Technology and Research Center, which shows that the work of Kwadwo Safo has gone beyond the boundaries of Ghana. The Technology and Research Center of Great Kosa Ltd. is made up of several departments including Mechanical and Automobile, Electricity and Electronics, Foundry, Plant Medicine, Animal Research, Building and Construction, etc. that develop products tailored to local needs to help reduce importations.
Kwadwo Safo is working on another very important project which is the manufacturing of an aircraft, as shown below.
He has, among other things, designed and fabricated sewing and embroidery machines, a mobile block molding machines capable of producing 16 blocks at a time, flat screen sensor televisions with volume or channels adjusted by clapping hands, weed slashers, spot welding machines, sensor taps… Inventions by Kwadwo Safo and his team are mostly made with local materials.
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