Kenya: Programme for women scientists brings research to the poor

Winning a fellowship with the African Women in Agriculture Research and Development (AWARD) programme for her research was just the first step for Kenyan...

Africa considers a continent-wide space agency

Africa is a step closer to setting up its own space agency, with the approval of a planned feasibility study by the 53...

Micro-needles ‘could cut infections from vaccination’

Tiny needles that administer an antimicrobial dose alongside the vaccine when they dissolve in the skin could cut infections from vaccination in...

South Africa: Donate organs & tissue to save lives

Pretoria - The month of August is being used to remind South Africans that they can save lives by donating organs and tissue. This year...

Deadline Approaches for $6,500 Africa-Adapt Innovation Fund

The deadline for submissions for Africa-Adapt's 2nd annual knowledge sharing innovation fund of $6,500 of 3rd September is fast approaching. The fund seeks to...

Unlocking the Promise of ICTs for Transforming Agriculture in Africa

In her article, Dr Towela Nyirenda-Jere, Programmes Manager, NEPAD e-Africa Commission explores the ways that ICTs can transform agriculture in Africa. She draws attention to the...

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...

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