African Capacity Building Foundation commits to Nigeria

ACBF holds broad-ranging consultations to consolidate and expand its partnership with the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In support of its continental capacity building strategy for...

Tanzania: Women in Science,Beyond Bias and Barriers

Women have continued to lag behind in terms of education and independence, all because of bad policies and cultural norms. Culturally, boys are given...

AfricaRice Scientist wins International Award for Young Researchers

Dr. Jonne Rodenburg, Agronomist with special focus on weed science at the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) has won the 2011 Japan International Award...

South Africa: Youth urged to test for HIV

Pretoria - Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has called on young people leaving school and those in institutions of higher learning...

Ethiopia: Commemoration of World AIDS Day at the African Union

Commemoration of World AIDS Day at the African Union, 1st December: Panel discussion on the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015...

Nigeria: ICT Opens New Vista for Youth Empowerment

Nigeria has in the last eight years witnessed the best growth performance since independence partly because of successes in some policies of the government,...

New wage subsidy under discussion

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has revealed that discussions on the proposed youth wage subsidy are underway with key stakeholders to address joblessness in the...

SOMALIA: Pads project gives girls a boost

After dropping out of school in the sixth grade to help her mother, Fartun Abdi Hashi, 22, was given a second chance at earning...

Microsoft Virtual Academy: free access to technologies

Microsoft East and Southern Africa Tuesday announced its commitment to improve education services in Kenya by the launch of the Microsoft Virtual Academy, a...

Bees Business Tackles Climate Change and Food Security

For Haleka Shishay, being unemployed left him feeling desperate. A resident of the Tahtai Maichew district in Ethiopia's Tigray region, Shishay used to travel...

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