Rwanda Update: Kagame post-election, ICT, investment & baby-booming

On August 9th President Paul Kagame (Rwandan Patriotic Front - RPF) was re-elected after winning 93% of the popular vote. So what's in store...

Nigeria rethinks ‘failed’ science policy

Nigeria's science and technology policy, widely seen as inadequate, will be rewritten to serve the wider goals of the country, its science and...

Green Revolution plan agreed at Ghana meeting

A private sector-led drive to contribute to a 'Green Revolution' in Africa took a step forward last week with the agreement of a "very...

South Africa: Access to FET colleges need to increase: Nzimande

Pretoria - Access to Further Education and Training (FET) colleges need to expand to meet the demand for increased training opportunities, says Higher Education...

South Africa: Better access to schools for the disabled

Pretoria - All new schools being built by government should be accessible to children with disabilities, says Minister for Women, Children and Persons with...

South Africa: Science & technology to expand job opportunities

Pretoria - Science and technology is a key enabler in government's efforts in expanding employment opportunities in South Africa, says Minister Naledi Pandor. "The need...

Africa Analysis: Taking control of science funding

African nations are increasingly taking control of their own science funding — but they must keep the money coming, writes Linda Nordling. When it emerged earlier...

UGANDA: Optimism as PEPFAR lifts funding caps

KAMPALA, 25 August 2010 (PlusNews) - More Ugandan HIV patients are set to receive life-prolonging medication after the United States President's Emergency Plan for...

South Africa: Education empowers communities – Motlanthe

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has stressed the importance of education to a developing society, saying it does not only benefit an individual,...

South Africa: Health & business sectors unite against AIDS

Johannesburg - The Department of Health would be partnering with Business Unity South Africa (Busa) to help strengthen government's HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT)...

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