Ghana Telescope to Help African, European Scientists

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the launch of a 32 metre radio telescope in Ghana on Thursday will help improve collaboration between African and European astronomers.

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the launch of a 32 metre radio telescope in Ghana on Thursday will help improve collaboration between African and European astronomers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

SKA Project Pushing New Frontiers

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Square Kilometre Array project, which is a joint effort between South Africa and Australia to build the world’s largest radio telescope, will push the boundaries of technology.

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Square Kilometre Array project, which is a joint effort between South Africa and Australia to build the world's largest radio telescope, will push the boundaries of technology.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Threatened Languages and How People Relate to Them – a Cameroon Case Study

[The Conversation Africa] New York -The world is going through an unprecedented period of language endangerment. Some experts predict that half of the world’s languages will disappear within a century, with urbanisation and the increasing use of major …

[The Conversation Africa] New York -The world is going through an unprecedented period of language endangerment. Some experts predict that half of the world's languages will disappear within a century, with urbanisation and the increasing use of major world languages diminishing smaller languages' chances of survival.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nasa MPs to Boycott 12th Parliament’s First Sitting

[Nation] MPs allied to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have vowed to stay away from the first sitting of Parliament until the Supreme Court makes a decision on the legality of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election.

[Nation] MPs allied to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have vowed to stay away from the first sitting of Parliament until the Supreme Court makes a decision on the legality of President Uhuru Kenyatta's election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Law Protects House Business From Court Action

[Nation] It will be difficult to challenge decisions made in the House after members of the 11th Parliament enacted a law that insulates proceedings and outcomes from court action.

[Nation] It will be difficult to challenge decisions made in the House after members of the 11th Parliament enacted a law that insulates proceedings and outcomes from court action.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sultan Wants Hate Speech, Fake News Criminalised

[Premium Times] The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, said on Thursday that the traditional institution was in support of the recent move by the Federal Government to criminalise hate speech and fake news.

[Premium Times] The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar, said on Thursday that the traditional institution was in support of the recent move by the Federal Government to criminalise hate speech and fake news.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Monarchs Lead Walk Against Rape, Domestic Violence Against Women

[Premium Times] Worried by incessant cases of sexual assault and violence against women, two traditional rulers in Lagos State on Thursday led a walk by the people against the crime on the Lekki-Epe Expressway and major streets in the area.

[Premium Times] Worried by incessant cases of sexual assault and violence against women, two traditional rulers in Lagos State on Thursday led a walk by the people against the crime on the Lekki-Epe Expressway and major streets in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

African Airlines Wait for Open Skies

[Africa Renewal] Thousands of air travellers face complicated choices when flying between cities across the African continent. Although transiting through Europe when flying between two African cities is for the most part no longer necessary, still, ch…

[Africa Renewal] Thousands of air travellers face complicated choices when flying between cities across the African continent. Although transiting through Europe when flying between two African cities is for the most part no longer necessary, still, choices remain constrained by sub-optimal travel conditions including long layovers, relatively high fares, uncertain flight schedules and poor quality of services, underscoring the challenges facing air carriers trying to attract passengers and at the same time make profits.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania