Kenya’s Biosafety Authority trains staff, prepares country for trading in GMOs

Kenya’s National Biosafety Authority has Monday organised a four-day first national biosafety conference and training workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. The authority hopes to train registered staff to certify trading in Genetically Modified products. Speaking to Africa Science News in Nairobi Monday, Dr Willy Kiprotich Tonui, the Chief Executive Officer, NBA said the trainees will undergo [...]

Kenya’s Debt, Kenya’s Promise

So, what does it mean that Kenya’s debt is low low that if the country were part of the Eurozone it would have the third lowest debt ratio? Probably not a great deal. It means, of course, that Kenya has managed its debt well. It means that data can reveal a great deal, but that [...]

US: call on the government of South Africa to ensure international standards on freedom of expression

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, United States Department of State Dear Secretary Clinton, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for I have come to know that Daniel Bekele,Executive Director, Africa Division of Human Rights Watch had written a letter to you in light of your forthcoming trip to Africa. [...]

Nigeria: Is Weather Modification deterring Rain in Lagos?

It’s been light showers over the last 3 weeks around parts of Lagos Mainland and Lagos Island, against the experiences of downpour prior to this time. Remarkably, things changed after the commencement of maintenance works on third mainland bridge, and public suspicion over possible weather manipulation has grown. It has also been cold, and rainfall [...]

American aid worker faces death sentence in Sudan

The trial of an American NGO (non-governmental organization) aid worker, humanitarian and pro-democracy activist, Rudwan Dawod, who worked closely with former NBA legend Manute Bol prior to his untimely death, is scheduled to continue on Sunday in Khartoum, Sudan. “If convicted, Dawod could be sentenced to death,” said Maria Sliwa, founder and CEO of Freedom [...]

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