Zero-emission electric cars hit Durban streets

Durban - At least a dozen zero-emission electric cars have been doing the rounds in Durban since the start of COP17. While South Africans will...

New Corn Variety Boosts Food Security Across Africa

In times of drought, parched lands yield few, if any, crops, increasing hunger among communities. As one way of boosting food security during these...

Botswana awaits approval of new science policy

Botswana hopes its research system will be better coordinated and funded through the establishment of two science and technology bodies to provide oversight...

UGANDA: An app for lost loved ones

KAMPALA, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - An online database of people separated from relatives by conflict or natural disasters can now be accessed by...

Spinlet Debuts Digital Distribution Technology for African Markets

Africa's Most Diverse Digital Music Platform Will Debut Technology and Showcase with Top Acts including DJ Jazzy Jeff, Naeto C, Paul G, and Sesu...

How innovation is flourishing at the grassroots

SciDev.Net reporters across the developing world describe exciting initiatives aimed at supporting innovation in local communities and remote areas. From small-scale hydro-powered electricity in Malaysia...

Kenya ‘Tandaa’ Grant Winners Will Be Known This Month

Kenya - Winners of the second Tandaa digital content grant will be known this month. The Kenya ICT Board ran contest seeks to reward...

Libya: 10 Percent of Seats Reserved for Women

Ten percent of the seats in a proposed Libyan constituent assembly will be reserved for women, a draft electoral law published on Monday said,...

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,...

Kenya: Women Set to Make Their Mark in Politics

Nairobi — The August 2012 elections in Kenya will open doors to massive political participation by women for the first time ever. The new constitution...

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