Africa Posts

Ghana Backs Down On Condom Tax

By Correspondent , 20 , Nov 2013


Accra (AFP) - Ghana on Tuesday backed down on a proposed tax on imported condoms after mooting increased levies on foreign-made goods as a way of cutting government debt. Finance .. Read More →

Liberian President`s Convoy Used For Smuggling Cannabis

By Tatenda Chambwe , 20 , Nov 2013


Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s motorcade commander has been arrested for allegedly smuggling 300kgs of cannabis using the President’s lead vehicle. The lead vehicle of the motorcade, a Jeep known .. Read More →

Kenyan Rhino Killed By Poachers In Brazen Attack

By Correspondent , 19 , Nov 2013


Isiolo (Kenya) (AFP) - Poachers slaughtered a rhino in one of Kenya's best guarded wildlife parks, officials said Tuesday, in a brazen attack highlighting the risks gunmen are taking during .. Read More →

Africa Needs Up To $200 and $350 Billion A Year To Fight Climate Change:UNEP

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti A United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, issued on the sidelines of UN climate talks in Warsaw that are working towards sealing a global deal by 2015 .. Read More →

Lack Of Science Capacity Threatens Africa`s Development

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti Chris Whitty, chief scientific adviser and director of research at the UK Department for International Development believes science for Africa is critical for Africa – and for .. Read More →

Diamond Reference Book Published

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti The book, ‘Diamond: Nature and Man’s Treasure’ by Tamuka Magwenzi is a diamond reference book which orients readers of all ages to diamonds. Magwenzi said diamonds are .. Read More →

African Countries To Work Towards Improving Livestock Data

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti Countries within and across the great African continent still suffer from a lack of good quality data on livestock that could be used to measure and improve .. Read More →

Traditional Knowledge Can Enable Precision Farming

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti Margaret Oliver, a visiting fellow at the University of Reading’s Soil Research Centre in the United Kingdom believes local farming knowledge can be used instead of expensive .. Read More →

Africa To Embrace IK To Improve Agriculture

By Correspondent , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti Indigenous Knowledge is the local knowledge – knowledge that is unique to a given culture or society. It is the basis for local-level decision making in agriculture, .. Read More →

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