The Orange Brand Arrives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Orange has announced today the launch of its operations under the Orange brand in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Orange (http://www.orange.com) has announced today...

Libyan researchers appeal to farming experts

Libya's Agricultural Research Center (ARC) is trying to get back on track following the country's recent period of unrest. The centre requested support from...

In sub-Saharan Africa, a shorter walk to water saves lives

A new study by researchers at Stanford University shows that reducing the amount of time spent fetching water can improve the health of young...

US should fund more late-stage health R&D, says report

The United States should encourage more public-private partnerships and increase its late-stage research funding, to improve the translation of research into products to fight neglected...

EAC eyes closer cooperation in industrial research

Heads of industrial research institutions in the EAC Partner States are meeting in Arusha today and tomorrow to discuss modalities for collaboration and partnership...

Wellcome Trust sets out long-term vision for research excellence in sub-Saharan Africa

The Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa initiative is an open call for universities and research institutes to submit applications for...

Tsunami forecast models ‘too simple’, say researchers

  Tsunami forecasting could be significantly improved if the computer models used to predict wave behaviour were to incorporate data on the waves' complex behaviour as...

Omidyar Network And Monitor Group Announce Initiative To Strengthen Entrepreneurship Across Africa

Omidyar Network and Monitor Group announced today the Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa initiative. The multi-phase research project will gather insights into the challenges facing...

Importance of Clean Diesel Technology to Reduce Greenhouse Gases Highlighted At Global Climate and...

The international importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions with the use of clean diesel technology was highlighted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...

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...

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