Thursday, November 15, 2018

Meet The First Black Woman To Earn a Nuclear Engineering Ph.D. From MIT

One study released by the National Science Foundation showed that African-American women only make up 2 percent of practicing scientists and engineers. It’s in...

Google’s Loon brings internet-by-balloon to Kenya

A network of giant balloons will soon bring internet access to remote regions of rural Kenya. Google's sister-company Loon has announced its first commercial deal:...

SA launches massive telescope

South Africa has officially launched MeerKAT, the largest and most powerful radio telescope in the southern hemisphere, with a display of the clearest radio...

World’s ‘oldest biological colours’ found in Africa

Scientists have discovered what they say are the world's oldest surviving biological colours, from ancient rocks beneath the Sahara desert. The 1.1 billion-year-old pigments have...

Chimpanzee nests ‘cleaner than human beds’

If you have a teenager at home, it may not come as a complete surprise to hear that chimpanzee beds are cleaner than human...

Former Nigerian president warns students against creating ‘artificial human beings’

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday warned Nigerian students to stay away from conducting research into embryonic stem cells, saying the sanctity of...

Kenyan MP ‘accidentally forwards s*x tips on WhatsApp’

A first-time Kenyan MP has been asked to apologise after posting a message with sex tips on his constituency WhatsApp group, the local Daily...

Revealed: The West Is Dumping Electronic Waste in Africa

Instead of recycling in the West, the waste is being shipped to Africa because it is cheaper to do so. The UN Office on Drugs...

Namibian Teen, Simon Petrus, Creates a Sim-Less Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime

Upcoming African inventors are continuously calling on other young people to invent things that could make life much easier. There has been a rapid increase...

Mobile Money Technology Bringing Electricity to Remote Areas in East Africa

Rural households and businesses in East Africa are now able to buy electricity remotely courtesy of the advancing mobile money technology. People in the region...

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Will Smith’s Son, Jaden Smith Comes Out As Gay, Dating Tyler The Creator (Video)

Will Smith‘s son Jaden Smith has come out as gay, and disclosed that he and rapper Tyler The Creator are dating. Tyler publicly came...

UN to lift sanctions on Eritrea

Diplomats at the United Nations say they expect the Security Council to vote unanimously later on Wednesday to lift the sanctions against Eritrea. It comes...

SA pink diamond fetches record price

A rare pink diamond has fetched 50.3m Swiss francs ($50m; £38.5m) at auction, a record price per carat. Pink Legacy, weighing in at just under...