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April 25, 2013

Innovation Prize for Africa Announces 2013 Finalists

April 17, 2013

POPSCI NEWS

5 Ways Drones Could Help In A Disaster Like The Boston Marathon Bombing Plus three robots that are already saving lives.

Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.” read more

April 8, 2013

NEW SEED LEGISLATION SPELLS DISASTER FOR SMALL FARMERS IN AFRICA

Civil society organisations from the SADC region, and around the world have condemned the SADC draft Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (Plant Breeders’ Rights) as spelling disaster for small farmers and food security in the region. These groups, representing millions of farmers in Africa and around the world have submitted their concerns to the SADC Secretariat. They are calling for the rejection of the Protocol and urgent consultations with farmers, farmer movements and civil society before it’s too late. read more

March 19, 2013

GHANA ON THE ROAD TO JERUSALEM

BY CHARLES KOFI FEKPE read more

March 1, 2013

Standard Bank Group cautiously optimistic about BRICS development bank

December 21, 2012

Technology entrepreneurs get the boost

Paste technology offers an environmental friendly way to dispose of tailings from mining industry

Paste technology is a modern way to handle and store tailings from mine operations in an environmentally sound way. read more

December 19, 2012

HealthQ Technologies making history in the medical arena

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa read more

November 8, 2012

ECOWAS CALLS FOR COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN WEST AFRICA

October 26, 2012

SADC initiative to harmonize seed policies advanced

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