Africa: Time to make agricultural research a top priority

Recent protests over food prices underline a key message from a new report about the potential dangers of neglecting agricultural research. The ousting of Tunisia's...

Irish company to supply South African firm in €850,000 deal

Dun Laoghaire company Oghma Services Ltd will provide South African software development and consultancy company Hambisana Media & Technologies Ltd with training and training...

Africa: Science & Tech news in brief 13-26 Jan 2011

Below is a round up of Science & Tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 13–26 January 2011 Malaria vaccine candidate shows promise...

Tanzania finds cash for Mandela science institute

The East African hub of the ambitious, pan-African Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) appears set for completion later this...

Africa’s internet is getting better

Internet penetration in Africa is rapidly increasing, something that the African community has strived for and sought after for some time. This increase in...

Mobile learning tool launched for poor, rural users

Mobile learning platform to deliver revision materials to connected devices. McGraw-Hill Cos. and Wipro Ltd.'s Wipro Technologies are working together to develop a new mobile...

ZAMBIA: Better health comes in containers

LUSAKA, 26 January 2011 (PlusNews) - New technologies are helping Zambia make the most of its scarce health workers and laboratories in the fight...

Before Your Next African Investment

Ndubuisi Ekekwe has kindly granted AfricanBrains permission to republish his article originally posted at Harvard Business Review on 11 Jan 2011. While attending a UN-sponsored workshop...

UN: Africa’s acquired technologies shows potential industrial recovery

21 January 2011 – Africa’s rapid acquisition of industrial technologies is an indication that the continent is joining other developing regions in building a...

Malawi’s science commission finally takes shape

The National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST) of Malawi has finally burst into life more than five years after it was first announced. The...

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