A Personal Journey Sheds Light On Why There Are So Few Black Women in Science

[The Conversation Africa] Nine years into my research and academic career, one of the most common questions I hear from family and friends is, “uzoqedanini ukufunda?” (“Will she ever finish studying?”)

[The Conversation Africa] Nine years into my research and academic career, one of the most common questions I hear from family and friends is, "uzoqedanini ukufunda?" ("Will she ever finish studying?")

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rhino Poaching Has Dipped but Corruption Hinders Progress

[The Conversation Africa] The number of rhinos poached in South Africa in 2017 was lower than 2016’s, according to South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. Last year, 1028 rhinos were killed compared to 1054 in 2016, a dec…

[The Conversation Africa] The number of rhinos poached in South Africa in 2017 was lower than 2016's, according to South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. Last year, 1028 rhinos were killed compared to 1054 in 2016, a decrease of 26 animals (2.5%).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ERGP Focus Lab to Generate $24 Billion Investment – Osinbajo

[Premium Times] The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the launch of the Economic and Growth Recovery Plan, ERGP, Focus Laboratories could generate $24 billion worth of investment for the country

[Premium Times] The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the launch of the Economic and Growth Recovery Plan, ERGP, Focus Laboratories could generate $24 billion worth of investment for the country

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Upsurge in Goat, Chicken Theft

[New Era] Onkaankaa -Farmers at Onkaankaa village in Otamanzi constituency in the Omusati region are concerned about children who are allegedly involved in the theft of goats and chickens at the rural farming settlement.

[New Era] Onkaankaa -Farmers at Onkaankaa village in Otamanzi constituency in the Omusati region are concerned about children who are allegedly involved in the theft of goats and chickens at the rural farming settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

The Deaths of 144 Mentally Ill Patients and Constitutional Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] Since colonial times black South Africans have been accustomed to cruelty, neglect and indifference on the part of successive governments. The apartheid government reduced these brutalities to a fine art form, resulting in the…

[The Conversation Africa] Since colonial times black South Africans have been accustomed to cruelty, neglect and indifference on the part of successive governments. The apartheid government reduced these brutalities to a fine art form, resulting in the system being declared a crime against humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Perennial Shortage of Aviation Fuel

[This Day] There are key factors that determine the growth and success of an airport: facilities, including navigational aids, traffic, aircraft maintenance, facilitation, fuel supply and price of fuel.

[This Day] There are key factors that determine the growth and success of an airport: facilities, including navigational aids, traffic, aircraft maintenance, facilitation, fuel supply and price of fuel.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Special Envoy Ngavirue Gives Latest On Genocide Talks

[New Era] New Era journalist Kuzeeko Tjitemisa, yesterday sat with the Namibia Special Envoy on Genocide Dr Zed Ngavirue to get an update on the ongoing negotiations between Namibia and Germany. This is what he had to say:

[New Era] New Era journalist Kuzeeko Tjitemisa, yesterday sat with the Namibia Special Envoy on Genocide Dr Zed Ngavirue to get an update on the ongoing negotiations between Namibia and Germany. This is what he had to say:

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

N550 Billion Credit Available to Support SMEs – Nexim

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, on Tuesday asked export-oriented small and medium entrepreneurs in the Southeast and Delta States to take advantage of its credit facilities to expand their potentials.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, on Tuesday asked export-oriented small and medium entrepreneurs in the Southeast and Delta States to take advantage of its credit facilities to expand their potentials.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria