AfricAid brings cutting-edge computing to the children of Tanzania

One of AfricanBrains' partners, AfricAid is a non-profit organisation that supports girls’ education in Africa, providing young women with the opportunity to transform their...

South Africa: Science centres strengthen grass-root campaigns

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says science centres have a crucial role to play in strengthening grass-roots science awareness campaigns. Speaking at...

South Africa: Entrepreneur of the year has passion for rural areas

Pretoria - A Limpopo woman has walked away with the 2010 Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award pledging to make an impact on the...

African Union ‘would consider taking on UNESCO-Obiang science prize’

The African Union may take on the controversial UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences after talks were held on the...

Africa Analysis: Taking control of science funding

African nations are increasingly taking control of their own science funding — but they must keep the money coming, writes Linda Nordling. When it emerged earlier...

AFRICA: A teabag that could save millions

JOHANNESBURG, 19 August 2010 (IRIN) - A cheap and effective filtering device developed by a South African university could provide safe drinking water to...

African policy-makers urged to make use of space data

The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) have agreed to promote the use of scientific...

Africa considers a continent-wide space agency

Africa is a step closer to setting up its own space agency, with the approval of a planned feasibility study by the 53...

Micro-needles ‘could cut infections from vaccination’

Tiny needles that administer an antimicrobial dose alongside the vaccine when they dissolve in the skin could cut infections from vaccination in...

South Africa: Donate organs & tissue to save lives

Pretoria - The month of August is being used to remind South Africans that they can save lives by donating organs and tissue. This year...

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