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Africa Urged to Increase Readiness towards COVID-19 Vaccination Initiative

By Mary Hearty The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged African governments to increase their readiness towards the largest ever immunization drive. According to WHO Vaccine...

Resurgence of COVID-19 and the Vaccine Prospects in Africa

By HENRY OWINO Experts of vaccines and immunization across Africa are urging the international community and African leaders to take tangible actions to ensure the...

Research and Development

Agriculture

Private Sector Critical in Adoption of Improved Seeds

By Sharon Atieno Though improved seeds have great capabilities including higher yields, disease and pest resistance, climate change adaptation, improved nutrition and longer shelf life among others; the uptake of these seeds among African farmers...

Covid-19: New Farming Practices Flourishing in Nairobi

By Mary Hearty As food scarcity and high prices hit Nairobi County, residents turned to innovative farming techniques to survive. Many are utilizing residential spaces such as balconies, verandah, porch among other open spaces in...

Science Africa: Call For Story Grant Applications

Science Africa invites Journalists in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda to submit proposals for investigative Solutions Journalism story ideas focusing on health issues. The goal of this project is to improve coverage of critical health issues...

Covid-19: Jobless Urban Women forms Farming Group

By Pauline Okeng'a Nairobi residents who lost jobs as a result of Covid-19 pandemic have ventured into alternative income generating activities for survival. Many became innovative in growing short term or fast maturing crops in...

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