CO2 storage atlas a milestone for South Africa

Johannesburg - The newly launched South African Carbon Geological Storage Atlas is an important milestone in capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) in the country, says...

South Africa: Spotlight falls on ICT

Durban - The 5th annual SITA GovTech Conference opened on Monday with a strong call for South Africans to get better access to Information...

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...

African Union science awards to change name

The African Union Scientific Awards, some of which are scheduled to be given later this week (9 September), will be officially renamed at the...

Africa steps up efforts for Square Kilometre Array (SKA) bid

Pretoria - African countries have stepped up its efforts to beat out Australasia and emerge as the hosts Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope and...

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...

New maize could prepare farmers for climate change

New varieties of drought-tolerant maize could deliver a US$1.5 billion gain in food and income in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as helping smallholders...

Maximising Africa’s bioenergy potential

African bioenergy projects must focus on new technologies and receive stronger political support, says biofuel expert Emile van Zyl. Africa has immense potential when it...

Competition to raise Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project awareness

Pretoria - A competition aimed at raising public awareness about Africa's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) among high school pupils is...

South Africa: Science & technology to expand job opportunities

Pretoria - Science and technology is a key enabler in government's efforts in expanding employment opportunities in South Africa, says Minister Naledi Pandor. "The need...

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