Jacob Zuma to visit Nigeria, Benin

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will later this week visit Nigeria and Benin with the aim of deepening South Africa's bilateral political, economic and...

EU investment in Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Region

The European Union further contributes to the sustainable development of Small Island Developing States in the Eastern and Southern Africa-Indian Ocean region Today, the European...

Human red ribbon crowns launch of African Union HIV Policy

The African Union Commission has launched its HIV Workplace Policy on Friday, 02 December 2011, during a colourful ceremony featuring a “Human Red Ribbon”,...

Liberia,Senegal: FAO steps up support to South-South Cooperation

FAO steps up support to South-South Cooperation / Countries benefit from increased transfers of know-how, technologies In a growing trend towards cooperation among countries of...

SOUTH AFRICA: Campus buzz at ‘people’s’ COP17

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus in Durban, South Africa, is ground zero for C17, the civil society 'People's Space' alternative to COP17-CMP7,...

IFC and South African Retirement Industry to Advance Legislation

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement with the Principal Officers Association of South Africa to work on the integration...

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...

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