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Prof. Isoun launches book on STI

How Science and Technology Innovation (STI) could generate millions of jobs and proffer a solution to a myriad of national problems is the fulcrum of a book “Why Run Before Learning to Walk”which is due for launch in Abuja on Monday.

Satellite technology can solve Africa’s common problems

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The Director-General, National Space Research and Development Agency, Dr. Seidu Mohammed, said on Thursday that the use of satellite technology by African countries could help them solve their common problems.

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Breakthrough in stem cell technology a first in Africa

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A team of researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the first in Africa to establish groundbreaking biomedical stem cell technology.

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Will Africa Be Home to the World’s Largest Radio Telescope?

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by John Glassey An artist’s rendering of the SKA antennas (SKA Project Development Office and Swinburne Astronomy Productions) In the 1990s, it was the newly liberated countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. In the 2000s, it was the economic tigers of Asia. Will this be the decade that Africa finally breaks through […]

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Ghana nurses satellite ambition

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Ghana has the potential of becoming the first to develop and launch its own satellite in the Africa.

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SA, Russia sign agreements on Radiostron space telescope

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The South African National Space Agency (Sansa) and its Russian counterpart, Roscosmos, is expected to sign agreements on the Radioastron space telescope mission.

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South Africa Develops Hi-Tech Solution to Fix Roads

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South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has successfully piloted new road technology, specifically designed to improve the lifespan of roads that carry heavy traffic.

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SA making progress with nanosatellites

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The Stellenbosch University and the Cape Peninsula University of technology are making good progress on two Cubesats that they are developing.

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NEPAD signs grant credit agreement for ICT development

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The NEPAD Agency has signed a grant facility to finance its ICT broadband infrastructure network for West, Central and North Africa.

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South African nuclear programme gets French support

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South Africa’s plans to increase its energy profile with the introduction of nuclear technology has received the support of France.

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