UK and South Africa announce partnership on clean technologies for minerals

The United Kingdom and South Africa have announced that they are establishing a new partnership dedicated to the responsible and sustainable exploration of minerals in South Africa for use in clean energy technologies. The UK government announced earlier this week that it will work with the Republic of South Africa to deepen cooperation on a … Read more

Zimbabwe: Mobile science labs that help improve learning

Thirteen secondary schools in Beitbridge received mobile science labs and 100 bicycles from the government and its partners. The district has 19 registered secondary schools and before the latest development only five had science laboratories. The bikes are designed to address the challenges of students dropping out of school due to the long distance they … Read more

Improving health systems is the key to reducing caesarean section deaths

Professor Salome Maswime, Full Professor and Head of Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town … [+] (UCT), South Africa, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Je’Nine May/UCT Faculty of Health Sciences South African obstetrician and gynecologist Salome Masvime has found that the key to reducing deaths from caesarean complications such as bleeding may be to reduce … Read more

Caster Semenya is back, and so is the toughest problem in her sport

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Champion runner Caster Semenya heads into this year’s world championships with virtually no chance of winning. On Wednesday in Eugene, Ore., the 31-year-old, three-time world champion in the 800 meters will run in the 5,000 meters instead. Not considered a serious medal contender. For the first time since she … Read more