Many people rely on traditional plant remedies to treat skin disorders, and now a North-West University (NWU) researcher has investigated why these plants are effective, paving the way for further research by the pharmaceutical industry.
Teaching is often seen as a calling rather than a career. But that calling quickly turns into a nightmare when teachers are attacked by the very people they are trying to educate.
One of Africa's leading universities, The University of Pretoria is the largest contact university in South Africa. The university prides itself on producing socially impactful research to find solutions for the world’s most pressing issues.
Beyond Tourism: African Leadership University Launches Challenge To Find Alternative Conservation Business Models
“People have been going on about alternative livelihoods for 20 years — but I still haven’t seen one working in the field." An innovation challenge launched this month hopes to inspire new ideas for businesses that will provide people in Africa with sustainable incomes while protecting ecosystems. Can business models beyond eco-tourism be found to help safeguard Africa's ecosystems?