Experts define sustainable packaging priorities for Africa

Food losses and waste are an enormous drain on natural resources. Roughly one-third of the annual food produced globally for human consumption — approximately...

The Novartis Foundation launches Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities with the University of Basel...

The DASH study provided evidence that improvements in children’s nutrition and physical activity not only contributes to their cognitive performance in school, but can...

Online tool to track African women in STEM

By SciDev.Net - Sam Otieno Mentoring girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is, no doubt, viewed as one of the most central...

African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Excellence Awards

African Union Commission recognises  two distinguished African Scientist - Professor Robert Peter. MILLAR, a native of South Africa winner in the category of Earth...

From the field: Powering up health care in Sub-Saharan Africa

Solar power is helping make universal healthcare a reality in places where unreliable power supplies regularly affect access to vital services, and can out...

Digitization of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty

One Acre Fund cut payment losses and collection costs by over 80 percent, boosting farmers’ satisfaction and economic opportunity A new case study by the...

Africa’s prosperity also lies in creating decent and attractive jobs for rural youth

FAO Director-General: explore opportunities along the food chain, including urban food markets Agriculture will continue to generate employment in Africa over the coming decades, but...

2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Awarded to Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina

Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) co-founder Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon awarded one million dollars (USD) to this year's Sunhak Peace...

Immunization partners launch week-long campaign across Africa

8th African Vaccination Week 23 to 29 April 2018 The World Health Organization in the African Region, in collaboration with UNICEF, African Union and other...

Congratulations to Professor De Beer

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Chancellor of the Sefako Makgatho Health Services University, Dr Edna Molewa, has congratulated Professor Chris De Beer on his appointment...

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