SA: Moladi housing model builds communities

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains Decent housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just...

Ghana: South Africa to invest US$252.5m

The total value of registered South African investments in the country is estimated at US$252.469million. The investments cover a total of 70 projects from...

Malaria hopes rise as chemists produce cheap artemisinin

The cost of the life-saving antimalarial drug artemisinin could be lowered by a third, with a new method that utilises a waste product from the current...

SA: Government to support drought hit areas

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has committed all spheres of government to provide extra support to areas hard-hit by drought. The President was...

China funds five centres to extend South-South ties

By Li Jiao - SciDev.Net China's science academy is to back five centres of research excellence to extend collaboration with developing world scientists in the...

South African scientists win first Obasanjo science prize

Two South African researchers have been awarded the inaugural Olusegun Obasanjo Prize for scientific discovery and technological innovation, for their work on HIV/AIDS and herpes...

Localised climate data for African villages

African cities and villages will soon have access to detailed data on how climate change may affect them until the next century. The data could...

Competition to raise Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project awareness

Pretoria - A competition aimed at raising public awareness about Africa's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) among high school pupils is...

New dams to bring Algeria a step closer to water security

Algeria's efforts to improve water security will take a big step forward in the next two and a half years as a series of...

Africa gets ‘holistic’ drug discovery centre

A "holistic" research centre described as the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa to bridge the gap between basic sciences and drug development...

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