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Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to …

17/03/11

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Report laments Nigeria's agricultural research failings

Agricultural research institutes in Nigeria are lacking infrastructure and people power, a report has found.

08/03/11

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Nigeria's science minister calls for demand-driven R&D

Nigeria's science minister wants industry to start commercialising the country's own research results instead of …

08/03/11

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Nigeria's science committee laments severe budget cuts

Nigerian scientists must come to terms with a massive cut to the capital development budget.

17/02/11

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Google Earth Engine launched in Cancun

Google's free satellite image database aims to help researchers, but experts are sceptical of its value to the …

07/12/10

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Bamboo can capture carbon fast, says report

Carefully managed bamboo plantations could capture carbon dioxide, a press conference at the Cancun climate …

02/12/10

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Nigerian researchers to benefit from industry fund

Nigeria is on the road to enforcing compulsory donations from multi-national companies to fund the country's …

06/10/10

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Nigeria rethinks 'failed' science policy

Nigeria is planning another science policy that will support the country's ambitious development plans.

17/09/10

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Sufferers urge progress on sickle cell drug Nicosan

As supplies of Nicosan, the Nigerian sickle cell drug, run dry, patients are growing desperate for production to …

30/07/10

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