Jatropha: A Promising Rural Bioenergy Crop for Ghana

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently released a report examining the potential for jatropha as a sustainable biodiesel...

Lost in Space?

Today a communique from the African Union (AU) stated they wish to establish an African Space Agency in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union....

Africa Goes Bananas for Peppers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has published a paper announcing the successful transfer of green pepper genes to bananas. Banana Xanthomonas Wilt...

Diversifying Investment into Zambia

With Zambian Ministers and officials traveling the world and welcoming delegations to the country, we are beginning to see the fruits of their labour...

Naomi’s Inconvenience

Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, has been indicted on 11 counts for war crimes and crimes against humanity during the conflict in ...

Uncovering South Africa’s Natural Riches

2010 Toyota Enviro Outreach and International Barcode of Life (iBOL) will document life in biodiversity hotspots. A fleet of Toyota (10 Toyota Hilux pickups) carrying South...

Govt, private sector partners to produce fuel cells in SA

Pretoria - The Department of Science and Technology has partnered with Anglo Platinum and Altergy Systems to establish a new company that will...

Pharmaceuticals Sector

Africa’s healthcare sector needs to see considerable development in pharmaceuticals. The rapid growth of the pharmaceutical market in the region has presented the need...

Mineral & Natural Resources Sector

Mineral resources are one of the essential components of the natural capital of numerous African countries, and one of the key components of their...

Healthcare Sector

The healthcare sector in Africa is showing signs of remarkable improvement as the quality of hospitals and the availability of qualified doctors has dramatically...

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