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Malaria research initiative launched in South Africa

South Africa has pledged US$1.85 million to support the new South African Malaria Research Initiative.

08/02/06

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South African HIV/AIDS studies tally for the first time

Two independent surveys have for the first time found similar rates of HIV infection in South Africa, which could …

05/12/05

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South Africa opens giant eye on the night sky

The unveiling of the biggest telescope in the Southern hemisphere signals a boost for South African space science.

11/11/05

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South Africa prepares for bird flu

SciDev.Net journalists report on efforts to face bird flu in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

27/10/05

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Controversy spreads over alleged toxicity of AIDS drugs

Controversy raging in South Africa over a 'dissident' doctor's claims that anti-AIDS drugs are toxic has reached …

20/05/05

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Study reveals gender gap in South African science

A report from South Africa's department of science and technology reveals the extent of the scientific gender …

09/11/04

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Mobile phones keep track of HIV treatments

Specially adapted mobile phones allow South African HIV clinics to check whether patients are on track with treatments.

28/09/04

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South Africa appoints new science minister

Mosibudi Mangena, a champion of better mathematics and science education in schools, has been appointed science …

07/05/04

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Nations link up to improve earth observation

More than 30 countries have agreed to link together thousands of earth observation facilities based on land, on …

03/03/04

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Breaking down borders in Africa

Tamar Kahn describes how tearing down border fences for Southern Africa's peace parks is being seen as a way of …

22/09/03

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South Africa gets virtual traditional medicine centre

South Africa has boosted its scientific research into the therapeutic claims of traditional remedies by launching …

04/09/03

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South Africa calls for more evidence on HIV drug

Medicine regulators in South Africa have raised questions about the safety and efficacy of a drug widely used to …

04/08/03

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