Tunisia: Nation Ranked Second Internationally in Therapeutic Tourism

Tunisia ranked second in thalassotherapy tourism for another consecutive year, despite a 60 % regression in the medical-tourism sector in 2011. Thalassotherapy is a therapeutic...

Uganda’s scientists seek greener pastures abroad

As Ugandan scientists move abroad in search of better remuneration, Esther Nakkazi reports that academics and government disagree about the impact of the exodus. At the beginning...

Developing world regions ‘should drive their own change’

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 12 June 2012 As has been widely thought for some time the World has reached it's tipping point...

New ‘first’ for Africa’s SKA prototype

Pretoria - South Africa's KAT-7 telescope - a seven-dish array which is a precursor to the much larger MeerKAT telescope and a prototype for...

World Malaria Day: The SDC reaffirms its commitment to fight malaria

There has been some success in the fight against malaria since the turn of the millennium – not least thanks to Switzerland's activities in...

SA loses, Africa gains skilled resources

As foreign direct investment projects in energy, mining, transport, telecommunications and water supplies get underway on the African continent, South Africa could lose scarce...

Root-imaging technology could improve crop resilience

Mexican researchers have welcomed a breakthrough in imaging plant roots, saying it could help breeders develop new varieties of crops that can thrive in harsh conditions. The...

June 5th, closing date of the 8th The Arab Technology Business Plan Competition...

22 countries submitted 76 proposed projects and ASTF invite the entrepreneurs in the UAE and all countries of the Maghreb and Mashreq to participate. Dr. Abdalla...

Kenya: New Seeds Boost Yields for Drought-Hit Farmers

Machakos — For a couple that has weathered the dual tests of early retirement and repeated crop failures, it might have seemed an impossible...

SA: Boost for women farmers

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has set a target of establishing 15 000 smallholder producers, with a particular focus on women. Commemorating International...

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