UCT’s 2019 women in science winners

A University of Cape Town (UCT) professor and two postgraduate researchers were among the winners at…

A Report on Chinese Investments in African Science

By Agbo Dozie Introduction It is true that science and technology are the principal vehicles upon…

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Originated in Nigeria and now in Cameroon

On 23 May 2019, WHO received notification through the Global Polio Laboratory Network (GPLN) of the…

Empowering African farmers with data

by Scott Murray, Massachusetts Institute of Technology With a couple billion more people estimated to join the…

Ancient DNA tells the story of the first herders and farmers in east Africa

by Saint Louis University A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing answers…

How technology could help rural South Africa turn sunshine into income

by Thomas Wolfgang Thurner, The Conversation The way energy is produced and distributed is changing rapidly as…