Africa Calling: Freedom Fone

With many farmers in the developing world not having access to the internet or a computer, the ability to get information delivered and give...

South Africa: Entrepreneur of the year has passion for rural areas

Pretoria - A Limpopo woman has walked away with the 2010 Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award pledging to make an impact on the...

African Union ‘would consider taking on UNESCO-Obiang science prize’

The African Union may take on the controversial UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences after talks were held on the...

AFRICA: A teabag that could save millions

JOHANNESBURG, 19 August 2010 (IRIN) - A cheap and effective filtering device developed by a South African university could provide safe drinking water to...

Deadline Approaches for $6,500 Africa-Adapt Innovation Fund

The deadline for submissions for Africa-Adapt's 2nd annual knowledge sharing innovation fund of $6,500 of 3rd September is fast approaching. The fund seeks to...

2009-10 Africa-wide women and young professionals in science competitions

The finals of CTA/FARA/AGRA/RUFORUM/ANAFE/NPCA 2009-2010 Africa-wide science competitions were held in Burkina Faso from 19-20 July 2010 as a side event during the 5th...

Call for more women in science and engineering

Pretoria - More needs to be done to attract women to study in the fields of science and engineering, says Science and Technology Minister...

Tshwane University of Technology to showcase hydrogen bicycle

Pretoria - Excitement is mounting for a group of innovative students from the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) who will get to showcase their...

African Union throws weight behind SKA bid

Pretoria - The African Union (AU) has acknowledged the significance of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in bringing much-needed development to...

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...

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