[East African] The United States has warned of a possible terror attack from unsecured biological agents stored in Kenya’s health facilities and medical research laboratories.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Khartoum is attempting to counter the international uproar following allegations of the Sudanese government’s use of chemical weapons against citizens of Darfur, by filing a lawsuit against Amnesty International.
[Nation] Malaria researchers have found that keeping a chicken by your bedside could help protect you from mosquito bites that spread malaria, shows a new study.
[SciDev.Net] The growing use of plastic food containers in developing countries means their citizens are now exposed to as much bisphenol A (BPA) as those in rich countries, a research review has found.
The ultimate protest LIKE his fellow Tunisian, Muhammad Bouazizi, who set himself ablaze to protest against harassment by local officials in 2010, Ridha Yahyaoui was acting impulsively when he died on January 16th. Having just been refused a government job, the unemployed 28-year-old scaled a utility pole in Kasserine, an impoverished town in western Tunisia. He reportedly threatened suicide.
[SciDev.Net]Scientists should be urged to use their talents to do more to promote human rights globally, says a team from the AAAS.
[VOA]The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has denied that its armed forces, known as F.A.R.D.C, have been launching cross-border attacks into Rwanda.
[This Day]The federal government Wednesday initiated a bill seeking to outlaw the use of chemical weapons in the country.
[IRIN]Harare -An army worm outbreak threatens to worsen food security in Zimbabwe, where close to 1.6 million people already face food shortages ahead of the March harvest.