Africa’s New Engine: Middle-class consumers to drive prosperity

One of the noticeable things across Africa these days is how many people have cell phones—71 percent of adults in Nigeria, for example, 62...

The Coca-Cola Company Joins (RED) to Help Eliminate AIDS

The Coca-Cola Company announced a multi-year partnership with (RED) to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund’s efforts to virtually eliminate mother-to-child transmission...

Africa Analysis: Assessing Angola’s science ambition

Angola has the money, connections and political will to be a force in African science. But will it tackle inequality, asks Linda Nordling. If you haven't...

Ethiopia Gains International Laboratory Accreditation

To better ensure the quality of medicines in Ethiopia, the country’s medicines quality control laboratory-the Product Quality Assessment Directorate (PQAD)-has attained the internationally recognized...

Winner of Nature Challenge Africa Named

The Nature Challenge Africa, a green business initiative launched in August 2011 by Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) Kenya, in partnership with NETFUND concluded...

Namibian Prime Minister Meets with Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong

Namibian Prime Minister Nahas Angula met with visiting Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong in Windhoek. Liu said that China and Namibia are all-weather friends and...

South Africa Becoming a Renewable Energy Hub

South Africa is fast becoming a preferred renewable energy investment destination for both private and public sector investors – good news for the country’s...

Korea seeks to aid African agriculture

Good seed variety and technology, extension system and development of infrastructure drove Korean green revolution in the 1960s. Fifty years on, the successful Korean...

Primedia Online partners with Umuntu Media in pan-African content deal

Primedia Online is providing a comprehensive content solution to Umuntu Media’s African portals across the technology, lifestyle and entertainment news areas. Umuntu Media, based...

Six African Universities Develop a Generic BME Curriculum

Six African Universities have adopted a generic programme for developing biomedical engineering (BME) curriculum as a result of an initiative supported by the United...

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