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The reliable internet connectivity solution provided by MainOne guarantees a sustainable high-capacity data network that serves higher education and research institutions across the region. Following...

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We are in the middle of an exciting period in the marketing research industry, with a number of major shifts taking place that affect...

North-South collaboration helps researchers stay at home

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 23 August 2012. Marc McIlhone - AfricanBrains 'Brain drain' is an often heard phrase but is it really...

Africa must spend ‘a lot more’ on non-communicable disease

African health scientists need more funding and support to overcome the barriers and deal with a changing health situation on the continent, a major...

Burkina Faso Agrees Research and Innovation Fund

Ouagadougou — The government of Burkina Faso has agreed to set up a fund dedicated to research and innovation, to enable researchers to help...

Building science bridges in Botswana

On the outskirts of the Kalahari Desert, the Okavango Research Institute (ORI) in Botswana is taking advantage of expertise from across Africa to solve national science...

Ghana: AFRON’s US$10 robot design-competition

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a non-profit organisation, is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology. Spectrum -...

Kenya’s presidential candidates ‘failing to prioritise science’

With the general elections just around the corner, Kenya's presidential candidates and main political parties have come under fire for failing to recognise the...

Biomed Analysis: Why Africa must make its own drugs

There is a pressing need for Africa to bolster its pharmaceuticals industry, and that requires the right policy framework, argues Priya Shetty. Many resource-poor countries, especially...

Anti-retroviral drugs reduce tuberculosis infection in people with HIV

HIV positive people in low and middle income countries who are taking anti-HIV drugs (antiretroviral therapy) are significantly less likely to develop tuberculosis compared...

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