2012-03-13 04:56:54Future of Unesco Science Prize Still in Doubt[SciDev.Net]
A controversial US$3 million research prize, seen by many African countries as the first science award 'given by Africans for Africans', has been formally adopted by UNESCO after years of wrangling - but it remains uncertain whether the prize will be awarded any time soon.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 10:16'Large Number' of Boko Haram Militants Killed[Premium Times]A large number of terrorists were on Friday killed by troops of the Nigerian military in Borno State, the defence headquarters has said in a statement.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 9:51Mnangagwa Put Me in Jail, Dabengwa[New Zimbabwe]ZAPU leader Dumiso Dabengwa has claimed that newly appointed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa orchestrated his four-year detention in the 1980s despite the fact he had been cleared of alleged treason by the courts.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 9:50Govt Fails to Pay Teachers' Bonuses[New Zimbabwe]THE cash-strapped government has failed to pay teachers and other members of the civil service their bonuses this year due to poor inflows into the national treasury.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 9:48Interpol Set to Open Its First Office in Africa[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) is preparing to open a permanent office at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 9:46Warring Parties Make Progress On Power-Sharing Deal[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -The two warring parties in South Sudan have made some progress in negotiations, which resumed on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital under the mediation of the regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).