South Africa: HIV testing in schools will be professional, responsible

Pretoria - Cabinet has assured parents that care will be taken to ensure that the voluntary HIV testing in schools campaign will be done...

Technology catches up with rhino poachers

Mbombela - A rhino DNA sample kit is expected to help prosecutors be even tougher on those caught with rhino horns. If DNA tests positively...

South Africa: Schools HIV testing on track

Pretoria - The Ministries of Health and Basic Education will in due course outline to the nation the full details of the schools-based HIV...

UNECA praises Africa’s technology transfers

Mr Victor Konde, an expert in ICT, Science and Technology, of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says Africa has made significant strides...

Zimbabwe: The Education to Entrepreneurship program

One of Africa’s leading science and business universities National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Bulawayo Zimbabwe pioneered the development of widespread acquisition...

New CEO for The Innovation Hub: Press Release

The Board of Blue IQ and The Innovation Hub are pleased to announce the appointment of McLean Sibanda as Chief Executive Officer of The...

Africa: Time to make agricultural research a top priority

Recent protests over food prices underline a key message from a new report about the potential dangers of neglecting agricultural research. The ousting of Tunisia's...

Africa: Science & Tech news in brief 13-26 Jan 2011

Below is a round up of Science & Tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 13–26 January 2011 Malaria vaccine candidate shows promise...

Tanzania finds cash for Mandela science institute

The East African hub of the ambitious, pan-African Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) appears set for completion later this...

ZAMBIA: Better health comes in containers

LUSAKA, 26 January 2011 (PlusNews) - New technologies are helping Zambia make the most of its scarce health workers and laboratories in the fight...

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