Rwanda Update: Kagame post-election, ICT, investment & baby-booming

On August 9th President Paul Kagame (Rwandan Patriotic Front - RPF) was re-elected after winning 93% of the popular vote. So what's in store...

Africa needs a culture of science

The first step towards an African culture of science is to make science relevant to local people, says development expert Oyeniyi Akande. For science and technology...

Water storage requires evidence-based approach

Coping with climate change requires a greater understanding of the options for water storage, writes hydrology expert Matthew McCartney. The lack of water is a major...

South Africa eyes increased share of hydrogen fuel cell market

Cape Town - Naledi Pandor, the Minister of Science and Technology, wants South Africa to achieve 25 percent of the global market in the...

CO2 storage atlas a milestone for South Africa

Johannesburg - The newly launched South African Carbon Geological Storage Atlas is an important milestone in capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) in the country, says...

South Africa: Spotlight falls on ICT

Durban - The 5th annual SITA GovTech Conference opened on Monday with a strong call for South Africans to get better access to Information...

UGANDA: An app for lost loved ones

KAMPALA, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - An online database of people separated from relatives by conflict or natural disasters can now be accessed by...

African Union science awards to change name

The African Union Scientific Awards, some of which are scheduled to be given later this week (9 September), will be officially renamed at the...

Africa steps up efforts for Square Kilometre Array (SKA) bid

Pretoria - African countries have stepped up its efforts to beat out Australasia and emerge as the hosts Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope and...

Africa Calling: Freedom Fone

With many farmers in the developing world not having access to the internet or a computer, the ability to get information delivered and give...

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