Africa: Science & Tech news in brief 13-26 Jan 2011

Below is a round up of Science & Tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 13–26 January 2011 Malaria vaccine candidate shows promise...

SA: Rural pupils join science community

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - Hundreds of children in the Eastern Cape have been given a glimpse into a whole new world of science. This was...

Montana State University Receives Prestigious National Award

Montana State University was named the winner of the prestigious C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award by the Association of Public and Land-grant...

Egypt’s Nawah Scientific bags $1m and plans on disrupting scientific research

Nawah Scientific announced today closing its pre-series A round of 1M USD. With a mission to empower scientific research and scientists in the region,...

Food Security For Uganda Is The Only Way Forward

In a recent retreat held in Entebbe, various national and international stakeholders in agriculture   came up with recommendations in regard to food security. Some...

More Gauteng babies born HIV negative

Pretoria - More than 90 percent of babies born to HIV positive mothers in Gauteng public health facilities between April and June 2010 were...

South Africa women in business compares favourably to global situation

South Africa compares favourably to the rest of the world with 28% of senior management positions held by women, but more innovation is needed...

Developing countries to share community-based adaptation experience

By T.V. Padma - SciDev.Net Countries in Asia and Africa have formed an open and informal 'government group network' to help mainstream community-based adaptation (CBA)...

Uganda awards H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner for rural economy and agriculture a medal

African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture Her Excellency Rhoda Peace Tumusiime has been awarded the prestigious Presidential Award for outstanding Women in...

How tomorrow’s scientists are solving Africa’s problems today

Eleven high school students from across South Africa have joined 1 700 learners from 75 different countries to compete at the 2015 Intel International...

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