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  • AU honours first African women scientific researchers
    09 september 2009 15:26:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The African Union Commission on Wednesday rewarde d five African women researchers for their excellent research works. Full text...

  • Yar'Adua cancels GHz Spectrum Band licence
    11 august 2009 17:41:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- President Umaru Yarâ?Adua Tuesday cancelled the licensi ng of the 2. Full text...

  • AU urged to set up research foundation
    21 july 2009 08:56:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The chief education officer of Cheikh Anta Diop Universit y in Dakar, Senegal, Prof. Full text...

  • Rare bird discovered in Mauritius
    16 july 2009 20:49:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) – A Dutch, Mauritian -and British scientific team ha s discovered the remains of a “pelvis de dodo", the world's rarest bird, as well as huge turtles in Mare-aux-Songes in the southern part of the island, where the y have been conducting a search for some time. Full text...

  • Global crisis, a chance for education - Tunisian Minister
    15 july 2009 23:12:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- The world economic crisis, instead of being a handicap, may be an opportunity for students and the education sector to develop, the Tuni s ian minister of Education and Training, Hatem Ben-Salem, said on Wednesday in Tu n is at the opening of the conference for Finance and Education ministers on the e c onomic downturn and education. Full text...

  • Global crisis, a chance for education - Tunisian Minister
    15 july 2009 22:41:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- The world economic crisis, instead of being a handicap, may be an opportunity for students and the education sector to develop, the Tuni s ian minister of Education and Training, Hatem Ben-Salem, said on Wednesday in Tu n is at the opening of the conference for Finance and Education ministers on the e c onomic downturn and education. Full text...

  • Namibia to build technical Institute in Congo
    02 july 2009 22:10:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Namibian government plans to build a technical and vocational Institute in Loudima, Northern Congo, with a view to strengthening links between the two countries in the area of vocational training, official sources told PANA on Thursday in Brazzaville. Full text...

  • Researcher discuss knowledge management in Africa
    02 july 2009 20:33:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nati ons Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ms Lalla Ben Barka, has called for the promotion of knowledge as an essential element in the development process. Full text...

  • Bamako hosts 6th African Exhibition of technological invention
    23 june 2009 17:50:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Malian capital, Bamako, will host the sixth edition of the African Exhibition of Technological Invention and Innovation (SAIIT), organ i sed by the African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI), PANA learnt from o f ficial sources here. Full text...

  • ICRISAT throws scientific publications open
    31 may 2009 08:31:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- An open access (OA) system that will make scientific pub lications, a digital, web-accessible repository of pre-prints and scholarly mate r ials of the International Crops Research Institute for the semi-Arid Tropics (IC R ISAT) to all, have been formally launched by the institute. Full text...

  • Microsoft Africa President wants technology adapted to Africa
    28 may 2009 19:01:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The president of Microsoft Africa, Cheikh Modibo Diarra, Thursday pleaded for an investment in the accessible and affordable technologic a l solutions that could be adapted to the realities of the continent. Full text...

  • AIPO holds seminar on patents
    18 may 2009 21:38:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritania's industry and mining ministry and th e African Intellectual Property Organization (AIPO) began a four-day seminar on M onday in Nouakchott on the descriptive memoirs of patents. Full text...

  • Former UNESCO chairman calls for scientific advance on African values
    04 may 2009 23:49:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The former UNESCO chairman, Professor Amadou Mactar Mbow, on Monday urged Africans to take a fresh look at the importance the attach to science and technology to avoid becoming simple consumers of foreign cultura l products. Full text...

  • China, Nigeria sign satellite replacement pact
    25 march 2009 08:05:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria and China have signed a US$157 million agreement for the replacement of the African nation's faulty communications satellite, tagged NIGCOMSAT-1, the privat e Guardian newspaper reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • Rabat, Ouagadougou reinforce cooperation in science
    24 march 2009 22:36:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco and Burkina Faso agreed on Tuesday to cooperate in the educational and scientific sectors over 2009-2011, official sources in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, said. Full text...

  • Reporters Without Borders name Egypt internet censor
    13 march 2009 14:27:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Egypt was named one of the world’s “enemies of the Interne t” by a media rights watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), in a report publ i shed Thursday. Full text...

  • Pan-African e-network project inaugurated in Addis Ababa
    04 march 2009 17:35:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Pan-African e-Network Project was formally in augurated Wednesday at the Tele Education Centre of the Addis Ababa University i n Ethiopia. Full text...

  • India-financed Pan African e-network project takes off
    27 february 2009 09:46:00
    Nigeria- Lagos (PANA) -- A Pan African e-Network project funded by the Indian gov ernment, which will provide effective communication and connectivity between African coun tries and the Asian country through the use of satellite and fibre network, has been inaugurated. Full text...

  • Kenya PM charges African scientists on research
    25 february 2009 14:10:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has challenged African scientists to carry out research on viable farming methodologies that could help mitigate the perennial food insecurity in the continent during prolonged dry spells. Full text...

  • Zain launches mobile banking in Kenya
    16 february 2009 19:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Innovation in technological access is on the growth with the introduction of a new mobile banking facility into the Kenyan market. Full text...

  • US$200m telecom project to digitally connect Africa takes off
    07 february 2009 15:07:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) – A 200 million--dollar telecommunications project aimed at improving telecommunications among African countries and with Europe has taken off. Full text...

  • 'UN headquarters renovation work to minimise energy use'
    04 february 2009 07:25:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- The ongoing renovation of the UN headquarters in New York is designed to make the complex more modern, safe and sustainable in energy usage, the project's Executive Director, Micheal Adlerstein, said on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Aeronautics in Morocco will generate 1 billion euros in 2012
    28 january 2009 14:42:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The aeronautics sector in Morocco, which is made up of a bout 50 companies employing more than 2,000 workers, intends to triple its turno v er to one billion euros by 2012, authoritative sources told PANA here. Full text...

  • African leaders urged to invest more in science
    27 january 2009 12:13:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- A visiting American scientist has challenged African leaders to allocate more resources to science, technology and research work, in addition to providing the enabling environment for African scientists in the Diaspora to contribute to the development of the sector in the continent. Full text...

  • 'Chinese company to replace Nigeria's failed satellite' (Corrected)
    22 january 2009 08:54:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Chinese Great Wall Industry Corporation is to replace Nigeria's first-ever communications satellite, which failed in orbit 10 Nov. Full text...

  • South African, Japanese gun for UN nuclear agency post
    06 january 2009 15:43:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- South African and Japanese envoys will compete for the po st of Director-General of the Vienna-based UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Full text...

  • Digital Solidarity Fund to meet in Mali
    15 december 2008 11:37:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Mali will host on 27 January the extraordinary general meeting of the Global Agency for Digital Solidarity Fund, an official source told PANA here on Monday. Full text...

  • Djibouti, US sign nuclear non-proliferation deal
    14 december 2008 19:21:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- Djibouti and the US National Nuclear Security Administrati on (NNSA) have signed a deal to cooperate on preventing nuclear proliferation at the Port of Djibouti. Full text...

  • Mali govt. hosts e-festival on ICT for schools
    04 december 2008 14:29:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Malian ministry of Communications and New Technologies will organise an "e-festival" on ICT which will feature all schools in the coun t ry. Full text...

  • IAEA urges radiation plant growth
    03 december 2008 23:58:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- The Vienna-based UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is urging increased use of radiation to produce high-yielding plants to help people avoid hunger. Full text...

  • US think-tank to commercialise African scientific knowledge
    01 december 2008 17:39:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African scientists with ground-breaking research proposals will get training opportunities, financial and technical support to co m mercialize their knowledge under a new deal reached here Monday. Full text...

  • NEPAD study on terrestrial network begins
    29 november 2008 16:05:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- After a year's delay, the New Partnership for Africa's D evelopment (NEPAD) e-Africa Commission terrestrial network feasibility study, wh i ch is a key step forward in the development of broadband infrastructure for the c ontinent, has started, according to the official Newsletter of the organisation m ade available to PANA in Lagos. Full text...

  • Congo hosts third symposium on science, technology
    19 november 2008 11:15:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The third edition of the symposium on scientific and technological development in Congo began here on Tuesday with the theme: "What type of scientific and technological research for Congo's development". Full text...

  • Nitram to open training school in Algiers
    15 november 2008 11:28:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) – Nitram, a multinational -company involved in the design and manufacture of equipment and services for the processing industry, plans to open a training school in 2010 in Algiers. Full text...

  • Nigeria opposition tasks government of 'faulty' satellite
    13 november 2008 12:59:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's main opposition Action Congress (AC) party has challenged the federal government to ''come clean'' on what has happened to the 40-billion-naira Nigerian communication satellite (NigComSat) that was launched i nto orbit last year (US$1=N118). Full text...

  • Funds hitch hampers ICT development in East Africa
    12 november 2008 20:51:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Lack of funds for implementing key Information and Commu nication Technology (ICT) programmes has been identified as a key factor hamperi n g the setting up of digital villages and access to internet services across East Africa. Full text...

  • Nigerian Satellite 'not missing'
    12 november 2008 19:04:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigerian government has denied local newspaper reports that its 40-billion-naira communication satellite has gone missing in orbit (US$1=118 Naira). Full text...

  • 'Nigeria's multi-million-dollar Satellite goes missing'
    12 november 2008 07:26:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The communication Satellite launched into orbit with fanfare by Nigeria some 18 months ago has gone missing, the private Thisday newspaper reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • Architecture engineering institute opens in Bamako
    10 november 2008 16:24:00
    Bamako- Mali (PAN) -- An institute of architecture and town planning, called the Grand Ecole of Civil Engineering and Town planning (GECETP), opened here Monday, PANA reports. Full text...

  • Nigerian, American universities partner on research, studies
    26 october 2008 17:13:00
    Madison- US (PANA) -- A delegation of the University of Science and Technology (K SUT) in Nigeria's North-Central Kano State arrived here Sunday to foster a partn e rship with the University of Wisconsin (UW) System. Full text...

  • Research institute set to re-establish centre in Nigeria
    29 september 2008 11:41:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is set to re-establish its centre, closed 21 years ago, in Nigeria, institute said in a statement made available to PANA here Monday. Full text...

  • International project to reduce brain drain in Africa bears first fruits
    17 september 2008 19:26:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Scientists at the Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) in D akar, Senegal, are now better placed to cooperate with researchers overseas -- t h anks to the installation of the first computing grid at the university (the frui t of a joint effort by the UNESCO/Hewlett-Packard project), called “Reversing Bra i n Drain into Brain Gain for Africa” and the Grid Computing Institute of France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). Full text...

  • Mauritius lagging behind on research matters
    03 september 2008 10:56:00
    Réduit- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Mauritius, Pr ofessor Sudursun Jugessur, has said that Mauritius was lagging far behind in ter m s of research, development and innovation. Full text...

  • Mauritius to hold research week in September
    26 august 2008 12:14:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The University of Mauritius has announced plans to hold the second edition of its Research Week, aimed at presenting to the general public the latest works by its students and the various faculties, PANA reported. Full text...

  • Research institute collaborates with India govt on biotechnology
    17 august 2008 09:19:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is collaborating with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, to establish a DBT-ICRISAT Platform for Translational Research on Transgenic Crops (PTTC) at ICRISAT's global headquarters at Patancheru, near Hyderabad in India, according to a statement from the Institute. Full text...

  • Research institute collaborates with India govt on biotechnology
    16 august 2008 20:25:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi- Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is collaborating with the Department of Biotechnology (DB T ) in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, to establish a DBT-ICRISAT Platform for Translational Research on Transgenic Crops (PTTC) at IC R ISAT's global headquarters at Patancheru, near Hyderabad in India, according to a statement from the Institute. Full text...

  • Mozambique researches for sustainable development
    12 august 2008 16:02:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambique's Minister of Industry and Trade, Antonio Fernando, Monday recognised that difficulties still prevailed in processing the country's natural resources to add value to them and promote sustainable develop m ent. Full text...

  • 2 South African oceanographers for research voyages
    11 august 2008 19:33:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Two young South African oceanographers have bee n selected to participate in one of the most ambitious research voyages ever und e rtaken off the east coast of Africa. Full text...

  • Kenyan firm wants Internet access to surpass cell phone growth
    29 july 2008 10:50:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's mobile phone service provider, Safaricom, has ra ttled competitors in the provision of Internet services, following its launch of the third generation (3G) network services. Full text...

  • UN: New global soil database can help tackle climate change
    22 july 2008 22:19:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- A new database on the world's soils offers insights that c an be helpful in addressing climate change and food production, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) "The more information we have about soil properties, the more we can evaluate th e quality of our natural resources all over the world and their potential to pro d uce food now and in future scenarios of climate change," Alexander Muller, FAO A s sistant Director General for Natural Resources and Environment Management, said. Full text...

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