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Kenyan’s first

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For the first time, the full picture of enteropathogens in circulation in coastal Kenya is being painted using modern quantitative molecular techniques, according to results of a study conducted by Dr  Charles Agoti, a molecular...
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Study to aid in the early detection and treatment of cancer

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A Sudanese scientist, Mohanad Mohamed, has used next generation gene expression data to aid in early detection and classification of cancer outcomes in South Africa. The implications for public health policy have been taken up...
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An affordable HIV drug resistance assay for Botswana

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Progress is being made on research towards an HIV cure in South Africa, and efforts towards the development of a low cost HIV drug resistance assay (70% lower cost - from $100-$200 to $40-$70), that...
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Improving understanding of the malaria parasite and laying the ground work for vaccines

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Project reveals 14 parasitic proteins associated with parasite transmission. The functional characterization of these proteins can provide a potential target for drugs and vaccines that block malaria transmission. Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is the first-line...
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Existing test for heart conditions modified to suit low income settings

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Scientists in Uganda have modified an international test for diagnosing acute rheumatic fever, a heart disease to enable primary health care workers to diagnose this condition in settings where there are no doctors or heart...
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Information on the launching workshop of the CR4D AAS research project

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As part of the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) initiative of The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS), the research consortium composed by the Centre for Ecological Monitoring (CSE), the Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics and...

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How Africa can close its continent-wide science funding gap

Yahoo! Finance, United States, 13 April 2016

Supporting the Development of Research Leaders in Africa

Huffington Post, United Kingdom, 11 April 2016

Africa needs to fund and support its scientists

Daily Nation, Kenya, 23 February 2016

Africa Analysis: Harmonising R&D grant administration

SciDev.Net, United Kingdom, 17 February 2016

Twenty-nine early career scientists awarded CIRCLE Visiting Fellowships

NewsDay Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe, 5 February 2016

New initiatives give science in Africa a much needed boost

The South African, South Africa, 5 January 2016