African policy-makers urged to make use of space data

The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) have agreed to promote the use of scientific...

Congo set to launch its first science journal

(ABIDJAN) The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has agreed to launch the country's first scientific journal, which they expect to attain...

Islam Analysis: Faith must be reconciled with science

By Athar Osama Critical debate is needed to resolve science-Islam divisions and ensure that knowledge flourishes in the Muslim world, says Athar Osama. Last month, two...

Plunder of timber and fisheries is holding Africa back – Kofi Annan

This year’s Africa Progress Report calls on African leaders to tackle inequality and demands global community tackle plunder of continent’s natural resources Africa’s rich natural...

Partnership to promote engineering education in Africa

UNESCO and the world’s largest technical professional association, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), signed an agreement to implement projects to support...

South Africa: E-mail shifts to mobiles

More e-mails will be opened and read on mobile devices, thanks to the exponential growth of smartphone and tablet penetration. Organisations use e-mail to engage more effectively with consumers...

Global Shea Alliance Conference to Feature President Mahama, Agriculture And Trade Ministers, and More

More than 400 individuals representing all levels of the shea industry will gather in Accra, Ghana from March 21 to 23 for Shea 2016:...

Namibia: Research crucial for national development

The Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi, says special attention must be given to human development and the promotion of...

Gauteng farmer turns to innovation to mitigate climate change

After losing almost all of her crops to floods and the effects of drought in 2016, Samkelisiwe Chunda decided there was a need to...

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