July 29

  • Tanzania: National DNA Database On Card

    Daily News

    THE state, through the Government Chemist Laboratory Agency (GCLA), is putting in place a computerised DNA national database that will be include citizens' official documents to... Read more »

  • Tanzania: PS Awards Best Chemistry Students

    Daily News

    THE Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Charles Pallangyo, has awarded Form Four and Six leavers who excelled in Chemistry with an appeal for more... Read more »



July 28



July 26

  • Tanzania: NIMR Develops Water Treatment Formula

    Daily News

    HOPE for reducing the number of children dying from diarrhoea annually in the country is high after a more effective water purification formula has been found. Read more »



July 25



July 24

  • Africa: At Aids Conference, Prevention Pill Stirs Excitement

    VOA

    Participants in this year's International AIDS Conference welcomed progress on a new pill that may prevent transmission of the deadly HIV virus - one of the advances that have... Read more »

  • Africa: The GMO Debate - What to Consider [analysis]

    Fahamu

    The debate around Genetically Modified Organisms has been characterized by lack of information and understanding of the complexities around biotechnology. Any state must undertake... Read more »

  • Africa: Science Struggles to See its Place in Final Drafting of SDGs

    SciDev.Net

    Political pragmatism threatens to sideline scientific advice in the final stages of UN negotiations for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts say. Read more »

  • Africa: GMOs and Food Sovereignty - Which Way Africa? [opinion]

    Fahamu

    PHYS African governments are under intense pressure from within but also from big agribusiness and Western governments to embrace GMOs. Governments must resist all forms of... Read more »

  • Ghana: Ban All GM Foods in Ghana! [analysis]

    Fahamu

    VG Food Sovereignty Ghana calls for an indefinite Moratorium or ban on the propagation, cultivation, raising, and growing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Ghana. Read more »

  • Africa: GMOs - Fooling or Feeding the World for 20 Years? [opinion]

    Fahamu

    Myths and outright lies about the alleged benefits of genetically engineered crops (GE crops or GMOs) persist only because the multinationals that profit from them have put so much... Read more »

  • Africa: GSK Announces EU Regulatory Submission for Malaria Vaccine Candidate RTS,S [press release]

    GlaxoSmithKline Inc

    GSK announced today that it has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S. Read more »

  • Africa: Further Issues to Consider in Deciding Whether to Introduce GE Crops and Food [analysis]

    Fahamu

    In addition to questions of human health, environmental impact and corporate control over the food value chain, there are a number of other issues which must be addressed as part... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Not On Our Plates! Why Nigeria Does Not Need GM Food [opinion]

    Fahamu

    A new propaganda effort to convince Africans is vigorously pursued by corporations and the development industry trying to convince us that we need genetic engineering to overcome... Read more »

  • Namibia: Teen Turns Scrap Into Satellite Booster

    New Era

    A self-made inventor from northern Namibia has invented a satellite dish booster from scrap material to boost internet connectivity through radio signals for people in rural areas... Read more »

  • Africa: Fine Print of the Food Wars [analysis]

    Fahamu

    FLKR Monsanto and friends, the biotech industry, its lobbyists and its paid media representation continue to push for monopoly control over the world's food through its seed... Read more »

  • Ghana: Halt the Passage of the Plant Breeders' Bill! - Religious Bodies

    Fahamu

    The religious organisations insist that Ghana's dwindling food production cannot be attributed to our non-usage of GMO technologies but due to poor access roads to farms, lack of... Read more »

  • Africa: GM - Good Crop/Bad Crop [analysis]

    Fahamu

    IN The conservative views of international agencies and rich-world environmentalists are denying Africa access to technology that could improve its own food security, and is... Read more »

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