Mar 14th, 2011
Japan has asked the US for help to stop a quake-damaged nuclear reactor plunging into uncontrollable meltdown. The plea comes after a second hydrogen explosion occurred at a nuclear plant where officials warned that three nuclear rods in a cooling-starved reactor appeared to be melting. Plumes of gre...
Feb 9th, 2011
London – Fear of infection and mass social change have driven a huge decline in HIV rates in Zimbabwe, offering important lessons on how to fight the Aids epidemic in the rest of Africa, scientists said on Tuesday. In a study in the journal PLoS Medicine, British researchers said Zimbabwe’...
Oct 27th, 2010
A growing African food sector can yield private sector returns on the back of government support, said a report on Tuesday, which also said that a global grain reserve may be needed to protect consumers from price spikes. Local initiatives aiming for an African equivalent of the Green Revolution, whi...