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Canada and Australia select five African research teams to improve food security

December 17, 2014 at 10:42

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) today announced five projects in Eastern and Southern Africa to address food security problems. The […]

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Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa

December 16, 2014 at 14:30

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) (www.usaid.gov) and global telecommunications operator Orange (http://www.orange.com) announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum […]

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Research in Africa to Help End Poaching and Improve Household Economies

December 15, 2014 at 15:13

New research being conducted by Houghton College in East Africa may lead to reduced human-wildlife conflict in African national parks by locals who illegally hunt big game often as the […]

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SA: Thousands walk for Madiba

December 15, 2014 at 07:34

By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Thousands of people of all ages participated in the Mandela Remembrance Walk, which took place in Pretoria this weekend. This was in celebration of the legacy of Nelson […]

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Ghana: Text ‘Stop Ebola’ to short code 7979

December 8, 2014 at 11:29

Mobile operators in Ghana have joined forces to support a campaign to fight the deadly Ebola virus. The Africa-wide campaign dubbed “United Against Ebola” will enable the operators to raise […]

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Millicom supports African Union fight against Ebola

December 3, 2014 at 10:37

Millicom (STO:MIC)(NASDAQ:MICC), the international telecommunications and media company, announced today its support for the African Union’s (AU) campaign to raise funds for its fight against the Ebola virus in West […]

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Nora Besansky, O'Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dam

Notre Dame biologist leads sequencing of the genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes

December 1, 2014 at 07:53

Nora Besansky, O’Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the University’s Eck Institute for Global Health, has led an international team of […]

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Bitcoin Shop to Donate a Portion of Its Ecommerce Gross Profits to Help Africare Fight Ebola

November 21, 2014 at 14:35

Bitcoin Shop, Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) (“Bitcoin Shop” or the “Company”), operator of the digital currency ecommerce marketplace www.btcs.com, which is undertaking the build-out of a universal digital currency ecosystem, today […]

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White House Garden Harvests Vitamin-A Rich Orange Sweet Potato

November 18, 2014 at 10:45

The sweet potato was chosen to highlight its role in improving the nutrition and health of millions of children and women throughout sub-Saharan Africa For the first time, this year’s […]

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AfDB strongly committed to preserving ecosystems and wildlife in Africa

October 31, 2014 at 09:35

The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated to the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that took place from […]

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