MeerKAT Science – the Large Survey Projects

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. Professor Roy Booth, SKA South Africa Project The first science that the MeerKAT will do is encompassed by the...

Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. The disasters that struck...

More power and connectivity milestones for Karoo astronomy reserve

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. By Tracy Cheetham, SKA SA infrastructure manager Grid power to the MeerKAT site The new 33 kV power line constructed...

Kenya: Where can innovators develop ideas?

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Many researchers when they come up with innovations hope that their works would improve the lives of people. For instance, when a...

India: Tech firm’s long-term IT plans in Africa

BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies is planting the seeds for a long-term IT services play in the African continent. The company's CFO V Balakrishnan told...

SKA South Africa and NRAO to deepen collaboration in 2011

News article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. By Debra Shepherd, MeerKAT project office, Cape Town On 17 September 2008, the South African SKA Project...

India providing Africa with Technology & Education

New Delhi (AsiaNews/Agencies) – India cannot match China’s massive investments in Africa, but it is using its information technology capabilities to establish relations that...

South Africa: Tech incubator launched by Google

Cape Town - Google has launched a "tech incubator" in Cape Town to help drive development of innovation in Africa. "In keeping with its ongoing...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 10–23 March 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 March 2011 Africa's ability to handle GM organisms questioned Namanga...

South Africa: Energy efficiency vital for growth – Motlanthe

Johannesburg - Energy efficiency is vital for South Africa's economic and developmental growth, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe. Motlanthe was speaking at the launch of...

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