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...

Unlocking the Promise of ICTs for Transforming Agriculture in Africa

In her article, Dr Towela Nyirenda-Jere, Programmes Manager, NEPAD e-Africa Commission explores the ways that ICTs can transform agriculture in Africa. She draws attention to the...

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...

South Africa: Hydropower must be utilised more – Dept of Energy

Johannesburg - Hydropower which is one of the cleanest sources of energy remains untapped by most of the continent, says the Department of Energy. Speaking...

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...

Women in science to be honoured

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will later today acknowledge the country's leading female scientists through the annual Women in Science Awards. The...

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...

South Africa: New diesel plant could be on the cards

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has noted plans for a new diesel manufacturing plant in the Free State. The Department of Energy has received...

South Africa: Mpuma teachers to get laptops

Mbombela - Mpumalanga teachers will be given laptops as part of a national effort to bring all public schools into the digital age. The...

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