Mozilla-backed research reveals main barriers to internet access in African countries

The research aims to understand, from a comparative perspective, how the citizens use the internet when data is subsidised and when it is not Rwanda...

VC4A research proves founder teams are key to startup success in Africa

Data from VC4A’s new ‘2017 Venture Finance in Africa’ research (www.VC4A.com/research) proves that a strong team of founders is the key driver of startup...

VC4A research proves founder teams are key to startup success in Africa

The 2017 release is based on data collected from 1866 ventures from 41 African countries and 111 Africa-focused investors from 39 countries around the...

Glo affirms capability to connect research institutions in Africa

West Africa's fully integrated telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has expressed eagerness to leverage its massive telecommunications infrastructure and international partnerships to connect tertiary institutions...

SA sharpens its research quality

By– SAnews.gov.za Cape Town – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the launch of a South African Research Infrastructure Roadmap is significant, as it...

Computers play a crucial role in preserving the Earth

From bears to birds to herders: NSF-funded researchers develop computing methods to cultivate a sustainable environment, economy and society. Computers have helped revolutionize the commercial...

Planet Earth Institute and African Academy of Sciences join forces to support the development...

The partnership will support the development of research leaders in Africa by creating a new PhD grant programme for African students in water, energy,...

Quantum Global Research Lab Head Joins African Development Bank

Professor Kevin Urama has left his post to join the African Development Bank as a Senior Policy Advisor on Inclusive and Green Growth. Professor Kevin...

Bread wheat genome to be decoded by end of 2017

By - Daisy Dunne - SciDev.Net The full genetic sequence of bread wheat will be available within two years, a global network of scientists has...

How to reach a wider audience for your research

By - Juan Pablo Alperin - Alessandra Bordini - SciDev.Net In today’s age of knowledge abundance, the scholarly community is turning its attention to the...

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