HORN OF AFRICA: Greater food insecurity forecast

NAIROBI, 5 April 2012 (IRIN) - Food insecurity in the eastern Horn of Africa is expected to worsen as a result of less rain...
Innovation Africa Summit, Cape Town, 5-7 Oct 2012

10 ministers from visiting countries so far confirmed for Innovation & ICT Summit in...

As preparations continue for the Innovation Africa Summit in Cape Town this October, AfricanBrains is pleased to announce that along with participation from various...

Acer Brings Latest Intel® RealSense™ Technology to Its Powerhouse Aspire V Nitro Black Edition...

Acer today introduced the latest Intel® RealSense™ short range camera to its top-of-the-line “Black Edition” Aspire V Nitro notebooks. As the world’s first to...

From South Africa, a faster and easier way to apply condoms

Pronto uses a patented applicator to apply condoms in less than four seconds. The company is now targeting global distribution. In South Africa, where more...

South Africa: Malaria caution ahead of holiday

Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Health and Social Development has urged residents of the province to take anti-malarial medication before they visit malaria...

Kenya: Experts rally for agroforestry, commercial tree farming

In 2010 and 2009, Kenya lost a whopping 5.8 billion Kenya shillings (US$68 million) and 6.6 billion shillings ($77 million), respectively, to deforestation, a new...

Centre to coordinate southern Africa’s agricultural R&D

Southern Africa's agricultural research could become better coordinated and funded, following the launch of a regional research centre in Botswana. The centre will promote dissemination of...

WB report shows why gender equality is smart economics

African nations could boost productivity and economic growth by eliminating gender disparities. A report by the World Bank says removing barriers preventing women working in...

AU Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources to meet in Addis Ababa

The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission and the Regional Integration and Trade Division of the United Nations Economic Commission...

Africa Innovations: 15 Ideas Helping to Transform a Continent

Idea: A range of easy-to-use audio books designed to get potentially life-saving health messages out to millions of isolated people struggling with depression and...

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