Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor

UJ to host Physics Annual Conference

July 9, 2014 at 08:37

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will this evening deliver the opening address at the South African Institute of Physics (SAIP) 2014 Annual Conference. The conference will take place at […]

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Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor

Africa’s first AMS Lab launched

July 8, 2014 at 17:21

Africa’s first Accelerated Mass Spectrometry (AMS) facility lab has been launched at the iThemba Laboratory at the University of Johannesburg. Launching the facility on Monday, Science and Technology Minister Naledi […]

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Vice President James Wani Igga

Li Keqiang Meets with Vice President James Wani Igga of South Sudan

July 8, 2014 at 08:37

In the afternoon of July 1, 2014, Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Premier Li Keqiang met with […]

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Q&A: Jeffrey Sachs on why the SDGs are big on science

July 7, 2014 at 15:45

By Yojana Sharma – SciDev.Net On Monday, the UN secretary-general will present the annual Millennium Development Goals Report, which assesses global and regional progress towards the goals, even as a […]

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The Ebola virus. Hopes to curb its spread in West Africa have been dashed

West Africa: Concrete coordinated action is needed now to stop the spread of Ebola virus disease

July 7, 2014 at 14:44

The Red Cross joins ministers of health from eleven West African countries and other partners in calling for an all-out assault on the Ebola virus disease outbreak. It is a […]

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ONE applauds AU Malabo Declaration’s re-commitment to agriculture transformation

July 3, 2014 at 10:29

African leaders re-affirmed their intention to devote 10% of their national budgets to agricultural development ( applauded African Union leaders today for solidifying their commitment to transforming Africa’s agriculture […]

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Mobile app will help millions of farmers

July 2, 2014 at 13:18

High-tech Scots excellence will help tens of millions of farmers across Africa to solve animal health issues, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed yesterday. Glasgow-based tech company Cojengo has teamed […]

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Sir Andrew Witty, CEO, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

GSK and Save the Children offer $1 million award for healthcare innovations in developing countries that reduce child deaths

July 1, 2014 at 12:30

The Healthcare Innovation Award contributes to an ambitious partnership between GSK and Save the Children, which aims to save the lives of a million of the world’s poorest children GSK […]

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GSMA Announces mHealth Partnership across Sub-Saharan Africa

July 1, 2014 at 08:25

The GSMA today announced that its Mobile for Development mHealth programme has launched a new cross-ecosystem partnership designed to provide a range of mHealth services to women and children, with […]

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Equatorial Guinea’s President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

President Obiang Asks for Greater Investment in Agricultural Sector

June 30, 2014 at 11:30

Closing session of the African Union Summit Equatorial Guinea’s President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (, asked African countries to invest heavily in their agricultural sector to decrease their dependence on the […]

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