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By - SAnews.gov.za There is a need for South Africa to produce more Marine, Forestry and Fisheries’ scientists, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni...

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What kills one AFRICAN woman every minute of every single day? / The Most Important “Life” Survey You Will Read ACCRA, Ghana, February 18, 2013/African...

Open data movement faces fresh hurdles

By Jan Piotrowski - SciDev.Net The open-data community made great strides in 2013 towards increasing the reliability of and access to information, but more efforts...

South Africa: Samsung Academy to enhance tech skills

Electronics giant Samsung has launched the Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy to tackle the shortage of technical and engineering skills in South Africa, aiming to...

African Banks Turn to IBM to Support New Wave of Innovation

IBM IBM -0.04% has announced details of five strategic agreements in the Kenyan financial services sector as banks across Africa turn to advanced technologies to support rapid...

Be a Smart School – Is There an App for That?

AIndra’s Smart Attendance Management Plugin lets you take class attendance with just a click on your phone. The teacher clicks a picture of the...

Nanotechnology Increases Solar Panel Efficiency

Solar power, which is power drawn from the sun, is a familiar concept for most Americans. You set out some thick, flat arrays the...

Microsoft pledges support to fight ebola

The current outbreak of the deadly ebola virus is one of the most lethal on record, and for that reason many organisations and governments...

Weevil detector could protect palm trees

A machine that detects the red palm weevil, a pest that devastates palm trees across the Middle East and North Africa, could help...

Street View hits Botswana

Botswana will be the second African country to launch Google Street View, officials announced on Thursday, saying the technology would boost the nation as...

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