2009-10 Africa-wide women and young professionals in science competitions

The finals of CTA/FARA/AGRA/RUFORUM/ANAFE/NPCA 2009-2010 Africa-wide science competitions were held in Burkina Faso from 19-20 July 2010 as a side event during the 5th...

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: 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)...

Call for more women in science and engineering

Pretoria - More needs to be done to attract women to study in the fields of science and engineering, says Science and Technology Minister...

Women in science to be honoured

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will later today acknowledge the country's leading female scientists through the annual Women in Science Awards. The...

South Africa: Health monitors strike impact

Pretoria - The Health Department says it is monitoring the impact of strike action on health services as some 1.3 million government ...

African Union throws weight behind SKA bid

Pretoria - The African Union (AU) has acknowledged the significance of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in bringing much-needed development to...

Jatropha: A Promising Rural Bioenergy Crop for Ghana

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently released a report examining the potential for jatropha as a sustainable biodiesel...

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....

Africa Goes Bananas for Peppers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has published a paper announcing the successful transfer of green pepper genes to bananas. Banana Xanthomonas Wilt...

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