[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research is working with the German Embassy in Tunisia to complete procedures for the launch of the Tunisian-German University project as soon as possible.
[263Chat] Director AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Doctor Owen Mugurungi has expressed shock and disbelief at the statistics which are showing that young people of 20-24 years are leading with new HIV and TB infections in Zimbabwe, 263Chat has been told.
[allAfrica] More than half a century after most African states gained independence, and despite many becoming modern states, traditional religion and culture continue to play a critical role in daily life across the continent. Religious leaders and traditional chiefs enjoy the trust of people who respect them as protectors of local customs and traditions.
[Deutsche Welle] Lamu is arguably the most unique and beautiful Swahili town in Kenya. But pollution is fast eroding the efforts to preserve the cultural richness of it’s historical town.
[News24Wire] A robot platform known as the “Monster” is one of the technologies that the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) hopes will improve safety in mines.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Ebola outbreaks tend to occur two years after trees have been cut down or forests cleared in West and Central Africa, researchers said on Monday, suggesting that deforestation data could be used to predict outbreaks of the deadly disease.
[The Conversation Africa] People are fascinated by the use of forensic science to solve crimes. Any science can be forensic when used in the criminal and civil justice system – biology, genetics and chemistry have been applied in this way. Now something rather special is happening: the scientific skill sets developed while investigating crime scenes, homicides and mass fatalities are being put to use outside the courtroom.
[This Day] The Lagos State Government yesterday said 13 per cent of the state’s population estimated at 21 million, cannot read or write, thus positing that three million residents “are illiterate.”
[World Food Prize] African women are already highly active as producers and entrepreneurs.
[News24Wire] MPs asked tough questions of service provider Vodacom in Parliament on Wednesday, as high data prices continued to come under the spotlight.