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    • Senegal: Pharmaceutical imports up CFA2.362 bln

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s imports of pharmaceuticals at the end of April 2018 saw an increase of CFA2.362 billion (approximately $4.015 million) at the end of May 2018, APA can report quoting the...

    • Torrential rains collapse Niger homes

      APA-Niamey (Niger) — At least one hundred houses collapsed in Tahouan in central Niger following floods caused by heavy rains on Sunday.

    • eSwatini chases Eskom power supply deal

      APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — As the 25-year power supply deal between eSwatini and South Africa nears expiration, the kingdom has engaged SA power supply Eskom over a possible extension, a senior official said...


    21-Jun-2018 to 18:37

    Ugandan scientist wins German award for outstanding research

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A Ugandan scientist has won the first German-African Innovation Incentive Award worth €150,000 for her outstanding research on technology-assisted interventions for improving the health of her compatriots.

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    22-May-2018 to 12:28

    Sub-Saharan Africa to receive £25m to fund research on science

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A new sub-Saharan Africa grant scheme offering talented African early career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their field has been launched by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), reports said on Tuesday.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 18:05

    Six early African career scientists selected for Lindau confab

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Six early career African scientists nominated by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) have been selected to attend the prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting slated for June this year.

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    25-Aug-2017 to 17:29

    S/Africa plans to use Renaissance Fund to build telescopes - Official

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There are indications that an application will be made to the African Renaissance Fund to build radio telescopes in African states that are part of the multinational Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, South African International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers has said.

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    15-Jun-2017 to 06:49

    S/African geologist wins international science award

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Geologist Tshiamo Legoale has made history by being the first South African to be crowned the FameLab International Champion for a project which researched a method of using wheat to harvest gold from mine dumps situated all over the country.

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    27-Feb-2017 to 18:49

    Actuarial science vital to S/Africa’s transformation – VP

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that actuarial science is an integral and indispensable part of the development of any nation as they thrive to understand, predict and create certainty about their economic environment.

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    24-Jan-2017 to 19:11

    AU recognition for top five African women scientists

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Under its Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award for 2016, the African Union Commission (AUC) has accorded recognition to top women scientists on the continent for their achievements and valuable findings, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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