Africa: Time to get mHealth moving

Using mobile devices to collect and share health data can make healthcare cheaper, faster and more equitable, argues Jody Ranck. You can't see health data...

GTUC President: The future of Africa depends on ICT

The President of the Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC), Dr. Osei Darkwa, has stated that the future of the African continent depends upon the...

East Africa: Microsoft Launch Kiswahili Windows 7

Global software market leader Microsoft Friday launched a Kiswahili version of its Windows 7 Operating systems targeting the greater Eastern Africa region. This means that...

IBM & Bharti airtel to transform mobile communications in Africa

IBM will consolidate and transform the 16 different IT environments across airtel's African operations into an integrated IT system, and will oversee the management...

Ethiopia: Environmental Issues to be taught in schools

Addis Ababa, February 20, 2011 (Ezega.com) -- At a time when global environmental problems are increasingly having an adverse effect on the developing world,...

Nigeria’s science committee laments severe budget cuts

The head of a parliamentary science committee has expressed dismay at drastic cuts planned for Nigeria's capital development budget for science. The cuts were...

Egypt’s turmoil: a wake-up call for Arab science

The discontent behind recent protests in Egypt carries lessons for how both science and journalism are handled across the Arab world. For most Egyptians protesting...

PPPs can help close Africa’s infrastructure gap

A new generation of public-private partnerships (PPPs) can help close Africa's large and growing 'infrastructure gap' estimated at US$31 billion a year. This was...

South Africa: R500m approved for solar water heaters

Pretoria - The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality has approved an amount of R500 million to install low pressure solar water heaters to households that have...

Q&A: Calestous Juma and African innovation

Harvard globalisation professor Calestous Juma talks to SciDev.Net about how to get Africa's wealth of innovation making an impact Calestous Juma, director of the Science,...

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