South Africa

Medical Research on Black African Genome May Lead to More Effective Drugs for Humans

Nov 21, 2019 AM EST Black Africans are at a disadvantage when it comes to medical treatments because they constitute just 2% of the genetic samples used in pharmaceutical research. However, a new genomics company based ...

Makerere University To Resume Full Operations Next Month

Dec 26, 2016 AM EST Makerere University is set to begin classes again next month.

Makerere University Closure Has Negative Impact On Business Community

Nov 18, 2016 AM EST Makerere University's closure has affected the business community surrounding it.

Celebrities Raise Money To Build Schools In Africa

Oct 31, 2016 AM EDT South African celebrities raise funds for the kids.

University Students Protest #FeesMustFall: A Violent Week Shakes South Africa to Its Core

Oct 21, 2016 AM EDT Students continue their fight for free education and shuts down universities and their leaders, violence spread from campus to campus

South African University Protests Just Got Worse

Oct 20, 2016 AM EDT Protests at South African universities have escalated to violent heights.

South African University Continues Suspension Of Lectures Amidst Fees Protest

Sep 28, 2016 AM EDT Rhodes University is on its fourth day of lecture suspension.

South Africa's Education Department 'Dealing With' 100,000 College Certificates Backlog

Aug 25, 2016 PM EDT The South African department of higher education acknowledged the backlog of TVET certificates.

Dr. Lubna Nadvi: South Africans Need To Be Unified

Jun 25, 2016 AM EDT South African needed to be unified into a single identity that does not rely on any racial or tribal identity, said an academic.

‘Caxirola’ – The Official Instrument for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil (VIDEO)

Nov 28, 2013 AM EST Following the popularity of 'Vuvuzela,' the plastic horn widely used by soccer fans at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, organizers have named 'Caxirola' the official instrument for the ...

Mystery of the 'Fairy Circles' in The Namib Desert Revealed: Research

Sep 06, 2013 AM EDT Michael Cramer at the University of Cape Town in South Africa has resolved the mystery behind the formation of millions of strange round patches of barren land called 'fairy circles' that are found ...

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