Students from Zimbabwe and Uganda Shine in pan-African Competition Organised by MultiChoice Africa and...

The winners of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards, the unique pan-African competition that sparks interest in science and space technology in young African students...

SA: Govt, private sector join hands to improve health sector

Pretoria - Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and the Chief Executive Officers of leading healthcare companies in South Africa have signed a social compact agreement...

Kenya: Meridian-NHIF-Clinix Inc. – Just a Word of Advice to You

At some point Meridian Hospital dreamt that the same quality health care services they offer to mostly the privately insured middle class could also...

Future of UNESCO science prize still in doubt

A controversial US$3 million research prize, seen by many African countries as the first science award 'given by Africans for Africans', has been formally...

Study links African drought to Pacific sea temperature

Researchers in the United States have found a link between low rainfall in East Africa during the March-May rainy season, and changes in sea surface temperature...

Democratic Republic of Congo gets $21.5 million green light to transform its vast forests

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has won approval of a $21.5 million grant from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) (http://www.afdb.org) to jump-start sustainable...

Value Ecosystems – Not Just Crops – When Managing Water Use, says UN Report

Recognising the valuable services provided by ecosystems such as wetlands and forests - and not only focusing on water productivity in agriculture - can...

Toshiba Donates Aquilion 4CT System to Tenwek Hospital

Kenya: In an effort to provide remote countries better access to medical imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. donated and installed a refurbished...

Minister Naledi Pandor Opens 5th Gender Summit Africa, 28 Apr

African women scientists and policy makers meet to discuss poverty alleviation and economic empowerment through scientific research and innovation. The Minister of Science and Technology,...

Africa Analysis: New aid agency must support science

South Africa's new development aid agency should help Africa capitalise on science, not just seek returns on investment, says Linda Nordling. South Africa made news...

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