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...

Kenya: African Scientists, Media, Policymakers Debate Over GMOs

The media in Africa was penultimate week awash with views, commentary and news expressing all shades of opinions on why the continent and countries...

South Africa: Multi-million dollar plant to create 7,000 jobs

Port Elizabeth - The construction of a $100 million state-of-the-art truck and passenger car plant in the Eastern Cape will see nearly 7 000...

Ghana: Mosquitos Under ‘Threat’ Biolarvicide Factory Soon to be built

Ghana will soon host a biolarvicide production factory to produce substances that destroy the larvae of mosquitos, as part of efforts of the Economic...

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...

South Africa’s GDP grows by 1.4%

Pretoria - South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) came in lower than expected, increasing by 1.4% in the third quarter of 2011. "The seasonally adjusted...

SA :President Jacob Zuma Must Fast Track Approval for HIV/Aids Gel

President Zuma will this week launch a plan to combat HIV/Aids. Part of this plan must be to ensure that a world-renowned HIV preventative...

U.S. Government Partners with Private Ethiopian Banks

U.S. Government Partners with Private Ethiopian Banks to Increase Access to Credit in Agriculture and Health Sectors The U.S. Government expanded its loan financing program...

A sweet potato just twice a week could save lives in Mozambique.

A helping of an orange coloured sweet potato just twice a week could save lives in Mozambique. This is no ordinary sweet potato -...

South Africa: Revamped Germiston hospital opened

Germiston - One would be forgiven for mistakenly thinking they were walking into an upmarket government office park when entering the new Germiston Hospital. The...

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