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  • Africa: Money Fails to Flow Into Seed Treaty's Benefits Fund

    SciDev.Net

    A shortfall in funding is threatening the future of an international treaty on sharing benefits from plant genetic resources, known as the International Treaty on Plant Genetic... Read more »

  • Kenya: Eldoret Group Use Worms to Make Organic Fertiliser

    The Star

    WHILE youth unemployment in Kenya is a grim reality, but one group of young people is turning wastes into wealth. Read more »

  • Africa: Rosetta Spacecraft Approaching Twofold Comet [press release]

    State Department

    As the European Space Agency's spacecraft Rosetta is slowly approaching its destination, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the comet is proving to be full of surprises. Read more »



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  • South Africa: Shrinking Options for Drug-Resistant TB

    SciDev.Net

    Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa due, in part, to the high prevalence of HIV. Today, the country faces the additional problem of TB bacteria becoming... Read more »

  • Africa: Polio Eradication Needs Old Vaccines and Faster Responses

    SciDev.Net

    Two studies published last week call for changes to polio vaccinations that may help eradicate the resurging disease: reintroduce injections and vaccinate earlier. Read more »

  • South Africa: Unique, Edible Invitation to African Dinosaur Exhibit

    Biz-Community

    Drawing inspiration from South Africa's iconic Zoo Biscuits, Cape Town's Natural History Museum created a unique, edible invitation to its African dinosaur exhibit to give children... Read more »



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July 11

  • Africa: Local Communities 'Sidelined' in Development Research

    SciDev.Net

    Development research remains far too academic and disconnected, with a "minuscule fraction" ever reaching local communities in a useable form, experts say. Read more »

  • Angola: Minister Calls for Cooperation Between Institutions, Researchers

    ANGOP

    Angolan minister of Science and Technology, Maria Cândida Teixeira, Friday in Luanda urged the heads of national investigation and researching institutions to cooperate more... Read more »

  • South Africa: Olympiad Participants Urged to Invent More

    SAnews.gov.za

    Science and Technology Minister, Naledi Pandor, has challenged participants of the National Science Olympiad Awards to add to the list of inventions that South Africa is known for. Read more »

  • Namibia: Preparations Start for September Science Fair

    New Era

    The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) conducted a two-day training workshop and capacity building session for the NamPower National Science Fair... Read more »



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