SCIENCES | SCIENCE

14-Apr-2019 to 20:39

S/African minister urges youth ‘to get connected’ to ICT

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has encouraged the youth in her country to have interest in technology and social media during a Freedom Walk and Economic Opportunities Expo held in the Eastern Cape Province.

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12-Mar-2019 to 16:42

EAC regional scientists to siphon nitrogen from Lake Victoria

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Scientists from International Nitrogen Management Systems (INMS), Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Makerere University in partnership with Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) collectively reflected on strategies of harnessing nitrogen for productivity in Lake Victoria Basin region.

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14-Jan-2019 to 12:51

S/Africa earns recognition for space science role

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has been recognised as a leading player in the space science sector, with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) being selected by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as a “designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace”.

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14-Jan-2019 to 08:43

ICAO designates South Africa regional provider of space weather data

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has been designated by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as the regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace.

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28-Dec-2018 to 07:31

S/Africa launches most advanced nano-satellite into space

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has successfully launched into space the continent’s most advanced nano-satellite to date known as the ZACube-2, Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has said.

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24-Nov-2018 to 13:29

Korea invests $9M to support science, technology skills across Africa

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) on Saturday in Nairobi signed an initial US$ 3.8 million grant agreement with the World Bank, to support science, technology skills across Africa.

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30-Oct-2018 to 16:57

Sierra Leone gets Science & Technology Directorate

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has unveiled the country’s first Directorate of Science and Technology (DST).

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