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Environment - Environment: Eating the desert locust reduces the risk of heart disease - Thursday, 28 May 2015 06:12
Health - Health: Homophobic violence hinders HIV response in Kenya - Tuesday, 26 May 2015 10:55
Environment - Environment: Regional Capacity, Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking - Sunday, 24 May 2015 13:22
Agriculture - Agriculture: Kenya tops region on sanitary and Phtytosanitary Compliance - Sunday, 24 May 2015 13:19
Health - Health: New medical tool to save infants, children - Monday, 25 May 2015 05:02
Technology - Technology: ICTs boosting growth in Africa but teachers reluctant to change - Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:55
Environment - Environment: New UN Report Lays Out Financial Reforms Needed to guard against Climate Shocks - Friday, 22 May 2015 16:08
Environment - Environment: Tutu, Kenyan singer call want more voices on post-2015 development agenda - Friday, 22 May 2015 16:04
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Eating the desert locust reduces the risk of heart disease

Eating the meat of the desert locust could be good for your heart, says a study conducted jointly by icipe, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS).

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Homophobic violence hinders HIV response in Kenya

As the world embarks on an ambitious strategy to end AIDS by 2030, failure to protect the sexual and human rights of sexual minorities is putting this goal and many lives at risk.

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Body slams DR Congo’s logging companies, international timber traders profiting from impunity

Logging violations, disenfranchised local communities, the cutting of endangered tree species without valid authorisation, destruction of threatened Bonobo habitat and worldwide export of suspect timber. These are just some of the effects of the chaos being wreaked at home and abroad…

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New medical tool to save infants, children

With Canadian government funding, medical scientists have created and demonstrated a new tool that could dramatically lower the tragic annual toll of 760,000 infants and children killed, and millions more stunted, due to severe diarrhea.

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Regional Capacity, Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

Seventy one officers from Interpol, wildlife law enforcement and CITES management authorities in nine African countries, including East and Central Africa, and the Horn of Africa have today completed a five-day training workshop building their capacity to combat wildlife trafficking.

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Kenya tops region on sanitary and Phtytosanitary Compliance

The government of Kenya ranks the best in sanitary and Phtytosanitary compliance regionally. This is according to Kenya plant Health Inspectorate services (KEPHIS) latest revelation.

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ICTs boosting growth in Africa but teachers reluctant to change

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the key to improving education and thus boosting growth across Africa – but there is still widespread reluctance among teachers, trainers and managers to abandon traditional methods in favour of new solutions.

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New UN Report Lays Out Financial Reforms Needed to guard against Climate Shocks

Harnessing the global financial system to deliver climate security, reduce the risks of high carbon assets, and scale up capital for the low carbon transition is possible, but will only happen with a comprehensive, system-wide approach to financing — including…

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The Globalisation of Public Health: Ensuring Healthcare Access For All

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Written by Tadesse N.

Against a backdrop of some enormous global failures, global healthcare is not yet a human right for all. However, there is hope that we can tackle the issues of public health around the world by working together, systematically.

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TB Vaccine: Address Country level Research needs

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Written by Herman Opondo

There is need for countries with high TB levels to better address the R&D needs for TB vaccines, Glenda Gray, President of the South African Medical Research Council said at a recent Forum on in tuberculosis (TB) and TB vaccine development held in Shanghai, China.

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Young South African scientists called to enter international Green Talents Competition 2015

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Written by Frank Khumalo

South Africa’s most ambitious young scientists with an interest in sustainability research are being invited to take part in the international 2015 Green Talents Competition which offers the opportunity for its winners to promote their research in Germany and be granted unique access to the elite of the country’s sustainability research field.

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