Nigeria: China to invest $2.55B in 15 Bio-refinery projects

Chinese government to invest $1.78B in Nigerian biofuels, the latest in a series of projects announced in West Africa. In Nigeria, Bloomberg and several local...

East African labs to adopt uniform benchmarks

A new proficiency testing scheme that requires all labs in East Africa to better their services is likely to reduce on haphazard work as...

Biomed Analysis: Rolling out what works in mobile health

New funding and concrete results are paving the way for scaling up mhealth technologies — but carefully, writes Priya Shetty. Five years ago, the way that...

Malaria Scientist Does Groundbreaking Research

At the Malaria Forum hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in October, the latest findings on what is currently the most viable...

Scientists find desert cure for date disease

Poisonous plants from the Sahara desert have proven effective in killing a fungus that is ravaging date palms in Algeria and Morocco ―...

North Africa: Researchers strike gold with nanoparticle virus test

An Egyptian research team has won a prize for developing a hepatitis C test using gold nanoparticles. The test could become a cheap and rapid...

Africa: Solving Problems Through Science

Kampala — Economies across Africa have continued to expand this year, attracting increased interest from investors, along with prospects for jobs for the large numbers...

New Head of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation

Ugandan Dr Denis Tumwesigye Kyetere has been appointed the Executive Director at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF). Dr Kyetere will assume office on 1...

Ghana: Biotechnology to Improve Agriculture

In its quest to accelerate improvement in agricultural productivity, the government of Ghana says it is ready to explore biotechnology through collaboration with research...

Six African Universities Develop a Generic BME Curriculum

Six African Universities have adopted a generic programme for developing biomedical engineering (BME) curriculum as a result of an initiative supported by the United...

Most Popular