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Governments and private donors pledge US$812 million around five-day summit in Geneva; World Health Organization releases data showing medicines to prevent NTDs reach nearly...

Scatec Solar and partners sign Power Purchase Agreements for 400 MW in Egypt

The electricity produced from the 400 MW is expected to replace about 350,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year, supporting Egypt's emission reduction targets...

African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference

African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world, showcasing innovative products and services they have created for their local...

Glo affirms capability to connect research institutions in Africa

West Africa's fully integrated telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has expressed eagerness to leverage its massive telecommunications infrastructure and international partnerships to connect tertiary institutions...

Online tool to track African women in STEM

By SciDev.Net - Sam Otieno Mentoring girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is, no doubt, viewed as one of the most central...

African tech start-ups pitch poverty solutions

SciDev.Net - Aisling Irwin A competition to find start-ups that could improve lives in Africa has highlighted the growing trend to tackle poverty through entrepreneurship. Tiny companies...

The power missing from Africa’s biotech sector

By SciDev.Net- Anita Makri Money is power, the saying goes. Sure enough, the fraction of GDP invested into science and technology (S&T) is a telling...

Germany/South Africa Researchers’ Launch Workshop

The NRF, through the International Relations and Cooperation (IRC) Directorate and in partnership with the German Project Management Agency (DLR-PT), hosted a two-day launch...

Bridging the Gender Gap in African Agriculture

The competition entailed a rigorous selection process that saw over 200 applications, selected winners from 18 countries gathered in Accra to strengthen their business...

Visit of Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture...

Dr. Maria Flachsbarth, Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture visited Namibia from April 5th to April 6th Ms. Flachsbarth...

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