It took more than two decades for the US to take electrification 95 per cent of all farms. Kenya is working on doing that in just seven years.
from Quartz Africa on Jan 17, 2017.
A coalition that aims to develop new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases has nearly half a billion dollars in its coffers and its first three diseases in its sights.
from Science on Jan 19, 2017.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned a suicide-vehicle attack on a military camp in Mali that reportedly killed at least 50 people and injured dozens.
from UN on Jan 19, 2017.
Nearly 500,000 Syrian refugee children are enrolled in Turkish schools but 380,000 are still missing out on an education, says the UN Children's Fund.
from UNICEF on Jan 19, 2017.
Gambia’s National Assembly has agreed to allow the defeated President Yahya Jammeh to stay in office for three months from Wednesday when he was due to leave power.
from Mail&Guardian on Jan 19, 2017.
A newly established regional forum on cassava for Central African countries aims to facilitate dialogue to improve how to add value to cassava farming.
from SciDev.Net on Jan 18, 2017.
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