SCIENCES | SCIENCE

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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14-Nov-2016 to 12:35

Ghana: Ghana engineers association rewards 13 'innovators'

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghana Institute of Engineers (GhIE) has recognised the efforts of some 13 institutions and individuals for bringing out various scientific innovations, APA learns here Monday.

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15-Sep-2016 to 22:14

Mali spends 0.7% of its GDP on research - UNESCO

APA - Bamako (Mali) — - Mali allocates 0.7 percent of its GDP to research, representing 90 billion CFA francs, according to UNESCO data.

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04-Aug-2016 to 18:46

Ouagadougou to host W/African researchers meeting

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The seventh sub regional scientific meeting of the West African Network of Natural Substance Researchers (WANNPRES) takes place in Ouagadougou from 9 to 12 August, its organizers confirmed to APA Thursday.

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