Scientists slip infertility gene into malaria mosquito

By - Maria Elena Hurtado - SciDev.Net Researchers have produced the first-ever mosquito with genes that cause infertility in offspring, and hope to use this...

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Well, the conference is finished, and my luggage ready for the 6am morning flight. Before leaving, I asked Massimiano Bucchi, co-chair of PCST 2012,...

GSK announces new strategic investments in Africa to increase access to medicines, build capacity...

Creates world’s first R&D Open Lab to increase understanding of non-communicable diseases and support development of new medicines for Africa -          Creates world’s first R&D...

ICTs could fill agricultural extension gap, says meeting

A severe lack of extension workers in Sub-Saharan Africa could be partially filled by new information and communication technology (ICT) tools, a conference on extension...

The Strauss Center Uses Esri Technology to Better Target Aid

The Strauss Center's Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program has implemented Esri technology to view how climate change impacts vulnerable populations in...

NigComSat deploys iDirect service to meet growing demand for broadband internet access across Nigeria...

Evolution platform enables network operator to offer affordable Internet service to the military, government, education and enterprise markets VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of...

Africa’s hidden scourge needs an integrated approach

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 14 May 2012. Excessive tillage and poor irrigation systems exacerbate Buruli ulcer. The Benin branch of the International Institute for...

African Union Commemorates World AIDS DAY

The African Union Commission (AUC) joins the global community in commemorating the World Aids Day today, 1st December 2012. Commemorative activities at the...

Ten amazing Africans that inspired the World

By Patrick Rosario - AfricanBrains Whether they were charismatic leaders, thinkers ahead of their time, musicians, or athletes, over the course of history, many Africans...

South Sudan: 32,000 families receive seeds for planting across the country

More than 370,000 kilograms of seeds for the planting season have been distributed across the country by the International Committee of the Red Cross....

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