Indigenous Brazilian tribe certified to trade carbon credits

Brazil's Paiter Suruí community has become the first indigenous group in the country to receive international certification to sell carbon credits in return for...

Sustainable development needs innovative financing and private sector support, experts say

Innovative sources of finance and resources from the private sector are key to achieving sustainable development in Africa, African leaders and world experts said...

Inwi Morocco brings enhanced Facebook experience on all handsets with Gemalto software solution

Latest version features Facebook Messenger Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) (http://www.gemalto.com), the world leader in digital security, announces that inwi, the award-winning* Moroccan mobile telecoms...

Focus on Poverty: 3D revolution in low-income housing?

By : Sally Marshall - SciDev.Net The internet has been buzzing this week with news of the ingenious 3D-printed ice house that won a NASA...

Nanotech’s impacts on Africa must be carefully considered

Recommendations that attention should be paid to nanotechnology's ethical, economic and social risks for Africa, put forward by a regional workshop in Côte d'Ivoire,...

“Net Neutrality” A Non-issue in South Africa for the Present, Says ISPA

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has made a strong recommendation to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to steer clear of...

World Economic Forum and IFC to Address Youth Unemployment

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the World Economic Forum are sponsoring an international essay competition designed to identify potential solutions...

South Africa: Mbombela commuters learn about climate change

Mbombela - Ordinary citizens in Mpumalanga had an opportunity to learn about climate change when an MEC spoke to commuters at the Mbombela bus...

Beware of hackers when using free Wi-fi

Be wary of using free Wi-Fi connections from public places such as airports as an increasing number of South African users risk having sensitive...

Malawi Announces Commitment to Transition to Electronic Payments

In Joining the Better Than Cash Alliance, the African government will reduce fraud, increase efficiencies and address poverty Today the Government of Malawi announced that...

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