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July 18

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


    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 »

July 17

July 16

  • South Africa: Shrinking Options for Drug-Resistant TB


    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


    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


    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 »

July 15

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July 12

  • Kenya: Researchers Want Ban On GMO Lifted

    The Star

    A group of scientists from public universities and research centres has faulted the government for banning genetically modified foods. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Biotechnology - Nabda Boss Laments Information Mismanagement


    Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Lucy Ogbadu, has decried the poor management of information biotechnology that has labeled the science in... Read more »

July 11

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