Green Revolution plan agreed at Ghana meeting

A private sector-led drive to contribute to a 'Green Revolution' in Africa took a step forward last week with the agreement of a "very...

South Africa: Access to FET colleges need to increase: Nzimande

Pretoria - Access to Further Education and Training (FET) colleges need to expand to meet the demand for increased training opportunities, says Higher Education...

South Africa: Better access to schools for the disabled

Pretoria - All new schools being built by government should be accessible to children with disabilities, says Minister for Women, Children and Persons with...

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...

Africa Analysis: Taking control of science funding

African nations are increasingly taking control of their own science funding — but they must keep the money coming, writes Linda Nordling. When it emerged earlier...

UGANDA: Optimism as PEPFAR lifts funding caps

KAMPALA, 25 August 2010 (PlusNews) - More Ugandan HIV patients are set to receive life-prolonging medication after the United States President's Emergency Plan for...

South Africa: Education empowers communities – Motlanthe

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has stressed the importance of education to a developing society, saying it does not only benefit an individual,...

South Africa: Health & business sectors unite against AIDS

Johannesburg - The Department of Health would be partnering with Business Unity South Africa (Busa) to help strengthen government's HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT)...

Sudan Update

We are only a few months away from the proposed referendum to decide on the secession of Southern Sudan as originally agreed in the...

Lost in Space?

Today a communique from the African Union (AU) stated they wish to establish an African Space Agency in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union....

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