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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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    22-Dec-2016 to 11:43

    Nigeria eyes nuclear technology to tackle power challenges

    APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria's Minister of Science and Technology Ogbonnaya Onu says that Nigeria is embarking on the building of nuclear plants and careful application of nuclear energy to tackle its worsening power challenges.

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    06-Dec-2016 to 12:14

    Patients die as striking Kenyan doctors remain defiant

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The country wide doctor’s strike entered its second day on Tuesday with reported cases of deaths in some public hospitals.

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