AfDB explores partnerships to scale up investment in scitech

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) signed a Letter of Intent with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences aimed at finding opportunities for potential partnership...

AfDB, AIMS to build Africa’s MIT to transform industry-led research

The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a landmark relationship aimed at building an industry-led research...

AAS, South Africa devote $2m to fund antimicrobial resistance research

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) today announced an investment of $2 million to fund research...

Kapersky uncovers “Slingshot” malware

Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered a sophisticated threat used for cyber-espionage in the Middle East and Africa from at least 2012 until February 2018. The...

Can science look to nature for water solutions?

"Nature or Water, exploring how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century“ is the theme of this year‘s...

Nigeria gets harmonised database, full digital identity in 3 years

A progress report has suggested Nigeria could achieve “full digital identity in the next three years”, the office of the Vice president has said. It...

Study recommends Africa reform science, tech policies

A study, ‘Africa Beyond 2030: Leveraging Science and Innovation to Secure Sustainable Development Goals,’ published by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), is advocating...

Collaborating to push connectivity in West, Central Africa

Angola Cables has announced an agreement with the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN), the regional research and education network (REN)...

U.S. Unveils Digital Hub for Persons with Disabilities

Acting United States Consul General Darcy Zotter has unveiled a Disability-Friendly Digital Hub hosted at the Lagos office of the Joint National Association of...

U-Report records 2m Nigerian users

U-Report, a social media platform to engage with communities on issues affecting them, crossed a threshold on Monday, surpassing two million registered users in...

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