George Clooney’s satellites keep watch over South Sudan

As South Sudan's referendum on whether it should part company with the North enters its second day, satellites are monitoring the region for human...

Africa Analysis: Taking stock of science policy in 2010

Linda Nordling charts the science policy trends of the past year — and looks ahead to a new 'decade for science'. When 2010 dawned there...

Tanzanian study confirms rats’ ability to detect TB

Rats that can smell the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium in a sputum sample could be more effective in detecting TB than expensive laboratory tests, a...

Emeagwali: Technology is Africa’s Next Resource

Transcribed and edited from a lecture delivered by Philip Emeagwali. The unedited video is posted at emeagwali.com ScientificScientific discoveries lead to technological inventions that...

Zambia Consolidated Copper wants partnership with local and international mining companies

Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holdings wants partnership with reputable local and international mining companies for financial and technical collaboration in the exploration of...

airtel to enhance Africa’s customer experience in 2011

Nairobi, Kenya – Bharti airtel – the world’s fifth largest telecom company – has its sights set on improving the African telecom infrastructure in...

Nigeria: Inventor seeks govt support for amphibious cars

Nigeria - A 39-year-old inventor, Mr. Durojaye Obasanjo, who invented an Air-amphibian Jet, has called on the federal government to take advantage of specially...

African Children to get Digital Education

IT Schools Africa (ITSA) and Computers for African Schools (CFAS) are organizations who recycle old computers by sending them to schools Africa. Both charities...

South Africa gets its own NASA

South Africa launched its own Space Agency, a comprehensive Space Policy and there is talk about creating a satellite launch facility in the future. "The...

Africa’s inventors to get a leg up

Africa's innovations have mainly centred on technology, a trend that has driven economic growth in economies such as Kenya and Nigeria. Kenya's growth this...

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