African Investment fund allocated $30m by UK firm

UK emerging markets investor CDC has made a commitment to an Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) fund focused on developing basic infrastructure on the...

Malawi’s science commission finally takes shape

The National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST) of Malawi has finally burst into life more than five years after it was first announced. The...

Zambia: Government to launch VC Fund

The Zambian Government is to set up a Venture Capital Fund this year with seed money amounting to $4 million to provide equity financing...

Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) Awards

Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) Awards Opportunity type: Awards Opportunity closing date: Monday, February 28, 2011 Organised by The United Nations Economic Commission for...

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

South Africa: Nzimande outlines new skills strategy

Press briefing by the Minister of Higher Education and Training on the launch of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) III 13 Jan 2011 New National...

Africa, EU plan ministerial science policy dialogue

African and European heads of state are expected to endorse plans for a high-level science policy dialogue between the two continents when they...

South Africa: Ministers promise better education

Pretoria - Several ministers have pledged to ensure South Africa's children get only the best education at school - one of government's top priorities. "Our...

Zambian 2011 National Budget: Mixed Reactions

Zambian Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has announced the country's 2011 national budget, which has provoked mixed reactions from stakeholders,...

Rwanda Update: Kagame post-election, ICT, investment & baby-booming

On August 9th President Paul Kagame (Rwandan Patriotic Front - RPF) was re-elected after winning 93% of the popular vote. So what's in store...

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