In an intriguing joint announcement, the Walter Sisulu and North-West universities unveiled the astounding results of their preclinical trials for a groundbreaking combination vaccine against tuberculosis (TB) and Covid-19.
"We need to promote space science in African countries". Ivory Coast launches its first satellite for Earth observation
It’s the first step towards more sophisticated satellites and sensors which have many applications. For example they can detect, monitor and map threats to national security, illegal migration, deforestation, illegal gold mining activities, soil humidity and water reservoirs. They can help minimise the consequences of floods or droughts.
There are several parallel projects running across the world to save the northern white rhinoceros, one of Africa’s captivating and iconic wildlife species. With the death of last male in 2018 and with only two females alive, the species is functionally extinct.
A new app shows potential for advancing the communication skills of children with developmental disorders in low- and middle-income countries.
The app, designed for caregivers in South Africa, provides structured activities that encourage caregiver-child communication and can be implemented into daily routines.