Scientists do science to improve society. Africa’s challenges are a golden opportunity to demonstrate its value.
DrosAfrica project is promoting the use of the fruit fly as a model organism for research into human diseases
'More African engineers work in the US than in Africa': Landmark science forum aims to halt painful brain drain
The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) hopes to reverse a situation in which Africa's brightest talent feels compelled to move abroad.
Their biographies, to the lay-man, look like something akin to the work of a superhero, and they could just save the continent.
Changing Africa, one equation at a time: Maths and science the keys to unlocking continent's greatness
Across Africa, maths is often viewed as an impractical, ivory tower pursuit - but a new initiative is trying to change that
Economic pain will likely continue, the China-Africa romance enters a new, more clear-eyed phase, and terror groups on the back pedal
Manicures and reality TV: New initiative seeks to close the science gap in Africa, in some unusual ways
“The gap between the North and the South is the science gap...For every one challenge, there’s five or six opportunities.” - President of Mauritius
Manufacturing has stagnated in Africa over the past few decades, but Africa could be the place that completely reimagines industry as we know it
Researchers find that certain traits evolve 'within a relatively short period of time' depending on the climate.
A new world: Linkedin interview with in-coming Mauritius president who breaks barriers, reveals Africa's changing tides
“I did not choose politics but politics chose me.”
Until now, uncovering the precise origins of the 12 million African slaves sent to the New World between 1500 and 1850 has been challenging