Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Parliamentarians on Thursday passed the Mauritius Emerging Technologies Council law which is to provide for the establishment of the Mauritius Emerging Technologies Council and to promote high quality research in emerging technologies. Speaking in Parliament, Information Technology, Communication and Innovation Minister, Mr Darsanand Balgobin, said the [...]
©- - 02 july 2021 - 08:13:38 - thread Sciences (356 words)

Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The Congolese minister of Scientific Research and Technological Innovation, Martin Parfait Aimé Coussoud Mavoungou, and the CEO of the centre for International Cooperation in Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD), Michel Edi, signed on Thursday, in Brazzaville, a framework agreement for the relaunch of scientific cooperation between Congo [...]
©- - 17 january 2020 - 09:52:27 - thread Sciences (211 words)

Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Winners of the 2019 Chinguetti Prize were awarded during a ceremony organized on Tuesday at the Palais des Congrès in Nouakchott, in the presence of Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani. The Prize for Islamic Studies was jointly presented to Dr. Mohamed Lemine Ould Mohamed Mahmoud [...]
©- - 24 december 2019 - 16:14:28 - thread Sciences (243 words)

Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The Congolese government and the Center for International Cooperation in Agronomic Research for Development (CIRAD) in Central Africa intend to sign a scientific cooperation agreement in the near future,  the regional director of the institution, Denis De Pommier, said on Wednesday in Brazzaville. He was speaking with [...]
©- - 03 october 2019 - 14:30:21 - thread Sciences (192 words)

List of beneficiaries of African Peacebuilding Network research grants out   Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA)   -   The list of beneficiaries of the 2019 edition of research grants awarded by the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Sciences Research Council (SSRC) was published Monday, a statement issued here said.   They comprise 15 researchers [...]
©- - 26 august 2019 - 21:46:14 - thread Sciences (598 words)

Ebène , Mauritius (PANA) - The third edition of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) - MERCK Africa Research Summit (MARS) opened on Tuesday at Ebène, in the centre of the island. Addressing the participants, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim said Africa faces considerable challenges to the health and [...]
©- - 29 november 2017 - 07:26:34 - thread Sciences (538 words)

Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The German ambassador in Congo, Klaus Peto Schick, said on Thursday that his country is willing to back scientific research in Congo. He was speaking in Brazzaville at the end of talks with the Congolese minister of Scientific Research and Technology Innovation, Parfait Aimé Coussoud Mavoungou. According to [...]
©- - 03 november 2017 - 11:33:47 - thread Sciences (150 words)

Reduit, Mauritius (PANA) - The Planet Earth Institute (PEI), an NGO, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Pakistani-based company to ensure the sponsoring of 10 scholarships for Mauritius and Africa. It will be under the Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Scheme, that provides direct support to scientists and researchers, [...]
©- - 29 august 2016 - 09:34:34 - thread Sciences (457 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union Commission on Wednesday launched Phase 2 of the African Union Research Grants programme with an open call for proposals for Research and Innovation in Africa supported by the European Union. "This call for proposal supports Africa’s Science Technology and Innovation Strategy-2024 [...]
©- - 18 may 2016 - 18:53:42 - thread Sciences (241 words)

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Dakar-based Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is organising a conference on Open Access and Africa's knowledge economy to be held in the Senegalese capital in March. A senior official of CODESRIA, Dr. Williams Nwagwu, said Friday that the conference will [...]
©- - 05 february 2016 - 17:45:12 - thread Sciences (332 words)

Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his administration would take concrete actions to correct the neglect of research, science and technology by past governments. Speaking after receiving a briefing on the activities of the Ministry of Science and Technology in the capital city of Abuja [...]
©- - 27 july 2015 - 21:07:04 - thread Sciences (300 words)

Yaounde, Cameroon (PANA) - The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) are developing a new research facility, The Congo Basin Institute (CBI). According to a joint statement from the UCLA and IITA, the CBI is designed to establish an environmentally-friendly research campus [...]
©- - 22 june 2015 - 10:14:55 - thread Sciences (454 words)

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammad Boun Abdallah Dione on Monday said that his country will give the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) a site to accommodate its future "key for knowledge". He told the opening session of the 14th CODESRIA General [...]
©- - 08 june 2015 - 18:56:07 - thread Sciences (225 words)

Lagos , Nigeria (PANA) - A Nigerian natural products researcher has challenged fellow researchers in areas of health sciences across Africa to explore the use of indigenous medicinal plants to combat and manage the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). “Africa should exploit our medicinal plants more for disease [...]
©- - 14 october 2014 - 17:55:06 - thread Sciences (381 words)

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Technology company Royal Philips has announced plans to establish its Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, Kenya, a move the company said underlines its commitment to invest in Africa. In a statement made available to PANA, the company said the 'Philips Africa Innovation Hub' would work both [...]
©- - 21 march 2014 - 11:24:50 - thread Sciences (407 words)

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The privately-owned Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, in South West Nigeria, has been designated an Animal Care, Use in Research, Education and Testing (ACURET.ORG) Centre, the first such facility in West Africa, according to a PANA report. ACURET.ORG, an umbrella organization for Animal Care and Use in Research, Education [...]
©- - 02 october 2013 - 17:30:33 - thread Sciences (263 words)

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The West African Research Centre (WARC) has appealed to governments across Africa to encourage the emergence of a new crop of young scientists to complement the efforts of their old counterparts, and also to ensure that minimum standards are maintained in the laboratories of their research [...]
©- - 02 august 2011 - 11:56:08 - thread Sciences (353 words)

Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- In view of the increasing interdependence of co untries on global issues, the Robert S. Strauss Centre for International Securit y and Law Strauss Centre at the University of Texas on Friday announced that it h a d entered into a partnership with [...]
©- - 16 july 2010 - 12:40:00 - thread Sciences (517 words)

Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Kenyan government has offered office facilities to t he Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Consortium B oard. President Mwai Kibaki made the offer when he held discussions with the CGIAR Con sortium Board Vice Chairman, Mr. Carl Hausmann, who paid him [...]
©- - 12 july 2010 - 15:08:00 - thread Sciences (424 words)

Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan leader, Mouammar Kadhafi, on Tuesday in Sirte c alled for a scientific revolution in Arab universities, stressing the need to pr o mote scientific research in these institutions and begin the battle for science a nd technology so that Arabs can achieve progress and [...]
©- - 20 april 2010 - 19:41:00 - thread Sciences (358 words)

Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Council of Research of Mauritius is currently working on two major projects: the production of electricity from geothermal sources and the exploitation of se aweeds for commercial purposes. The Executive Director of the Council, Arjoon Suddhoo, told PANA here that the c ountry was [...]
©- - 02 march 2010 - 13:11:00 - thread Sciences (257 words)

Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The African Union Commission on Wednesday rewarde d five African women researchers for their excellent research works. The five women researchers, each of whom won a prize of US$ 20,000, are two from Mauritius, two from South Africa and one from Egypt. Professor [...]
©- - 09 september 2009 - 15:26:00 - thread Sciences (408 words)

Paris- France (PANA) -- The chief education officer of Cheikh Anta Diop Universit y in Dakar, Senegal, Prof. Abdou Salam Sall, has urged the African Union (AU) to set up a research foundation to ginger African researchers into action. ''This foundation is expected to make researches more inter-disciplinary [...]
©- - 21 july 2009 - 08:56:00 - thread Sciences (219 words)

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. Speaking at the opening of a three-day conference in Nairobi, convened for scientific [...]
©- - 25 february 2009 - 14:10:00 - thread Sciences (597 words)

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. "African government need [...]
©- - 27 january 2009 - 12:13:00 - thread Sciences (507 words)