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EV manufacturers and tech companies pledge to exclude ocean minerals from their supply chains

By Henry Neondo A partnership that brings together leading corporates and a conservation organization have today announced a commitment to not use minerals mined from the ocean in their electric vehicle batteries. BMW, joined by Samsung SDI, Google, and Volvo Group are partnering with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to make clear that the electric vehicle

ASSAf launches Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) launched a publication on the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings – South African Alumni Narratives on 26 March 2021. This publication reflects on the journey and experiences of some of the Alumni that attended the life-changing Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, Germany. The publication is funded by

 COVID-19 wipes out gains progress in the global fight against Tuberculosis

The COVID-19 pandemic saw a drastic decline in diagnosis and treatment of TB infections in 2020, ranging from 16%-41% (with an average of 23%) representing 60% of the global TB burden, the Stop TB Partnership has disclosed. The drop brought the overall number of people diagnosed and treated for TB in those countries to 2008

Africa Science News ranked top among Africa’s websites

Africa Science News Service has been placed 8th best website among 30 others for its continued and persistent coverage of science and its related disciplines in Africa. Breaking the news to the management of Africa Science news, Anuj Agarwal, the Founder of Feedspot noted Africa Science News’ contribution to this world. “I would like to

Flutterwave, Paypal pact to help African businesses accept and make payments

Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, today announces a new collaboration with global payment leader PayPal to enable PayPal customers globally to pay African merchants in the continent through Flutterwave’s platform. The collaboration will be instrumental in supporting SMEs and freelancers to overcome the many challenges presented by the highly fragmented and complex payment and