Talel Kamel to lead Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa

Talel Kamel has been named vice president Customer & Account Management for Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa Talel Kamel has been named...

Africa needs new organisations that support innovation

The scientific community should create a new generation of intergovernmental organisations that promote innovative science to address economic problems in Africa, argues Calestous Juma,...

SKA African partner countries to meet in Cape Town

By - SAnews.gov.za The nine members of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) African partner countries and African Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network (AVN) projects are...

Italy funds UNIDO project to help South Africa produce vaccine

Italy will fund a new project by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) that aims to help address the HIV/Aids challenge in South...

Janssen Creates new Division to Launch TMC435 and Help Conquer Hepatitis C in EMEA

Today sees the launch of Janssen Therapeutics EMEA, a division of Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, dedicated to bringing the investigational protease inhibitor TMC435 to hepatitis...

Uganda ill-prepared for a major earthquake

Source - IRIN Three moderate earthquakes shook Uganda's Albertine region this week, causing little damage but raising concern about the quake-prone country's preparedness in the...

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)...

Global climate models ‘need regional sensitivity’

Global climate change models are of limited use to agricultural policymakers in some regions of the developing world, according to a report by theCGIAR Research Program on Climate...

Scientists dispute basis for malaria deaths claim

A dispute has arisen between the WHO and the authors of a study claiming that malaria kills twice as many people as previously estimated, partly due...

Second African Union Conference of Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources Development

Second African Union Conference of Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Theme: “Building a Sustainable Future for Africa’s Extractive Industry: From Vision...

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