South Africa: New diesel plant could be on the cards

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has noted plans for a new diesel manufacturing plant in the Free State. The Department of Energy has received...

South Africa: Mpuma teachers to get laptops

Mbombela - Mpumalanga teachers will be given laptops as part of a national effort to bring all public schools into the digital age. The...

Jatropha: A Promising Rural Bioenergy Crop for Ghana

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently released a report examining the potential for jatropha as a sustainable biodiesel...

Lost in Space?

Today a communique from the African Union (AU) stated they wish to establish an African Space Agency in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union....

Africa Goes Bananas for Peppers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has published a paper announcing the successful transfer of green pepper genes to bananas. Banana Xanthomonas Wilt...

Diversifying Investment into Zambia

With Zambian Ministers and officials traveling the world and welcoming delegations to the country, we are beginning to see the fruits of their labour...

SA’s tech-savvy teachers closer to finals

Pretoria - South Africa's top five innovative teachers are one step closer to the finals of the "World Cup" of education technology after...

Uncovering South Africa’s Natural Riches

2010 Toyota Enviro Outreach and International Barcode of Life (iBOL) will document life in biodiversity hotspots. A fleet of Toyota (10 Toyota Hilux pickups) carrying South...

Govt, private sector partners to produce fuel cells in SA

Pretoria - The Department of Science and Technology has partnered with Anglo Platinum and Altergy Systems to establish a new company that will...

Environmental Technologies Sector

If Africa can develop its agricultural and industrial sectors in harmony with the environment, African innovators can lead the way in one of...

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