UN Secretary-General urges philanthropic education investment

28 February 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today lauded the role philanthropists play in facilitating access to education and encouraged them to commit more resources...

Nigeria to launch largest science and technology park in Africa

A partnership agreement that would birth the largest science and technology park in Africa in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja has been hatched between the...

How Morocco faces the challenge of science literacy

Moroccans are receptive to science, but the country needs a much stronger communication and scientific literacy effort, says Aziz Bensalah. Engaging the public with science...

PPPs can help close Africa’s infrastructure gap

A new generation of public-private partnerships (PPPs) can help close Africa's large and growing 'infrastructure gap' estimated at US$31 billion a year. This was...

Education: An export industry for Ghana?

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN GHANA In 2008, education overtook tourism as the leading services export in Australia, only ahead of coal and iron ore in overall...

African Stock Investment Competition Launches Program to Support University Student Clubs

The African Stock Investment Competition (ASIC) has joined forces with student clubs across the globe, especially those focused on African business...

Johannesburg: State invests in education

Tens of millions of rands will be paid out in grants this year by the Gauteng provincial government, which said it would allocate R58-million...

Dangote: Africa needs Investment & not Aid

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has told developed countries to promote investments in African countries rather than providing aids. Dangote who...

Africa is ready for foreign investment

World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region Obiageli Ezekwesili has said Africa needs the right institutions, policies and investments to boost...

Africa Analysis: New aid agency must support science

South Africa's new development aid agency should help Africa capitalise on science, not just seek returns on investment, says Linda Nordling. South Africa made news...

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