SA: Brazilians to share experiences on beating hunger

Pretoria - Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says sharing experiences with Brazil will help South Africa deal with the challenge of hunger. Speaking at a...

The Global Water Crisis is Also a Sanitation Crisis

It's World Water Day today and the world is talking about access to clean, safe water for the 7 billion people who live on...

Leadership, Peace and Security Take Centre Stage at Symposium and Photo Exhibitions on Nelson...

July 18 every year was declared by the UN General Assembly in November 2009, as the ‘Nelson Mandela International Day’ in recognition of his...

UNIC marked International Day of Peace with tertiary students in Pretoria on Wednesday, 21...

This visit also presents the opportunity to reinforce the importance of peace and encourage students to promote it in their immediate environment. This year, to...

Why the Sahel needs $1.6 billion again this year

The 2013 Sahel Regional Strategy calls for US$1.66 billion to help meet humanitarian needs and build up resilience among vulnerable groups - an identical...

SA: Mandela continues to unite SA – Tutu

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu says former President Nelson Mandela is continuing to unite the nation of South Africa, in spite of...

Predictive tool could cut HIV test costs

A tool to monitor how HIV-positive patients respond to antiretroviral therapy (ART) could free up scarce personnel and laboratory resources in developing countries, according to...

Cote d’Ivoire: Significant progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Significant progress has been made in Côte d’Ivoire with regard to the treatment provided to persons living with HIV, as well as mother to...

Anti-mosquito ‘invisibility’ patch set for Uganda trial

By Richa Malhotra - SciDev.Net A patch designed to make people 'invisible' to disease-transmitting mosquitoes may soon undergo field trials in Uganda. The Kite Patch is...

Water and sanitation pledges could deliver for over 85 million across Africa

The international development agency WaterAid has welcomed pledges from African Ministers that if delivered would provide 85.4 million Africans with access to these essential...

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