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Prospects for Economical Fast Transportation across Africa

Prospects for Economical Fast Transportation across Africa

by Harry Valentine on Mar 4, 2016



A unique transportation technology that can offer fast travel durations at competitive prices is being developed in such countries as South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and China. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) classifies the technology as a boat, except that it resembles an aircraft due to its central fuselage and presence of wings. However, commercial …Read More

At less than a week to global science forum, Next Einstein Forum launches global call for a new era in science and technology in Africa

by Africa Business on Mar 4, 2016



700 participants from 80 countries already registered, 52% of them young people and 40% women In less than a week, the first global forum for science on African soil will take place in Dakar, Senegal, from 8-10 March 2016. The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) (gg2016.nef.org) has launched a global call for support for Africa’s scientific …Read More

Premium Education Event kicks off on 1 July

by Africa Business on Jun 26, 2015



Eduweek, Honouring Excellence within the African Education Industry The only all-encompassing education event in South Africa – the SABC Education African Eduweek – kicks off for it’s 9th consecutive year next month. Eduweek will showcase more than 120 local and international exhibitors, host 20 free-to-attend education seminars and more than 70 technical workshops – making …Read More

6th World Congress on Biotechnology

6th World Congress on Biotechnology

by Africa Business on Jul 24, 2014



6th World Congress on Biotechnology going to be held during November 30-December 02, 2015, Hyderabad, India. Biotechnology-2015 is the premier event which brings together a unique and International mix of experts, researchers and decision makers both from academia, Biotech, Pharmaceutical and healthcare industry all around the globe to exchange their knowledge, experience and research innovations …Read More

Microsoft and UNEP’s New Virtual World Plays Out Impact of Environmental Degradation and the Fate of the Planet

by Africa Business on Apr 29, 2014



Open source technology allows scientists, for the first time, to simulate how all organisms on earth interact in a changing environment   NAIROBI, Kenya, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – A cutting-edge technology, named Madingley, has been released by Microsoft Research and United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) which could help …Read More

Tsetse fly genome breakthrough brings hope for African farmers / Understanding DNA code for carrier insect will help scientists working to control livestock disease

Tsetse fly genome breakthrough brings hope for African farmers / Understanding DNA code for carrier insect will help scientists working to control livestock disease

by Africa Business on Apr 25, 2014



ROME, Italy, April 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Scientists have cracked the genetic code of the bloodsucking tsetse fly, prompting hope that the breakthrough will help future efforts to control one of the most devastating livestock diseases in sub-Saharan Africa spread by the insect.   The tsetse genome was sequenced and annotated during a …Read More

Innovation under the Ugandan sun eLearning Africa 2014 programme now available online

Innovation under the Ugandan sun eLearning Africa 2014 programme now available online

by Africa Business on Apr 17, 2014



Uganda is one of East Africa’s big players where technology and eLearning are concerned. Yet despite a booming tech scene and high mobile penetration rates, it lacks electricity. Most power is derived from the Nile dams, and supplies only 10% of the population. To tackle this deficit – most marked in rural areas – the …Read More

African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg to empower teachers with practical expo and workshops

by Africa Business on Apr 17, 2014



Focus on technology to assist teachers in the classroom Thousands of teachers and education experts will gather for the annual African EduWeek from 10-11 July in Johannesburg for an interactive conference and expo that will empower them through technology, skills and interaction with their peers. Says African EduWeek event director Tanya Jackman: “We want to …Read More

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