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...

VC4A research proves founder teams are key to startup success in Africa

Data from VC4A’s new ‘2017 Venture Finance in Africa’ research (www.VC4A.com/research) proves that a strong team of founders is the key driver of startup...

Global Conference of the 10YFP Sustainable Food Systems Programme Must Serve as Beginning of...

The Deputy Director-General of Industrial Policy Development at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Garth Strachan says the first Global Conference...

First wave of speakers for Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017 announced

Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017 will focus on 'Making Digital Transformation a Strategic Imperative for Healthcare'. The 3rd Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017) is set...

Congratulations to Professor De Beer

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Chancellor of the Sefako Makgatho Health Services University, Dr Edna Molewa, has congratulated Professor Chris De Beer on his appointment...

U.S. Provides Grants for 20 New Farm Service Centers to Help Ethiopian Farmers

Farm Service Centers are one-stop-shops where farmers can get advice, receive training and purchase quality, reasonably-priced, region-appropriate seeds, fertilizers and other supplies to increase...

Farming and rural non-farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth employment in Africa

Investing in rural transformation and reaching a world free of hunger and malnutrition go hand in hand. Farming and rural non-farm-based activities still have untapped...

Northern States Governors Forum Selects GE to Boost Healthcare Development in Nigeria

NSFG and GE will explore several areas for collaboration across primary, secondary and tertiary care facilities. The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE...

Scientists confirm presence of peatlands in Democratic Republic of Congo

A major threat for the peatland is industrial logging. Of a total of 57 logging concessions in the DRC, at least 29, covering around...

Maize breeders benefit from using drones

By SciDev.Net - Busani Bafana Using drone technology could cut labour and costs spent in collecting data for maize breeding by at least ten per...

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