Scientists in Kenya Believe They’ve Just Found the Oldest Tools Ever Discovered

A team of scientists working in Kenya says it has unearthed the oldest tools ever discovered, dating back 3.3 million years ago. The stone flake tools are 700,000 years older than the earliest known stone tools, predating modern humans by 500,000 years and “suggesting that our ancestors were crafting tools several hundred thousand years before our genus Homo arrived […]

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One Doctor’s Quest to Save the World With Data

IN RWANDA, PEOPLE have to deal with all kinds of threats to their health: malaria, HIV/AIDS, severe diarrhea. But in late 2012, Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s Minister of Health, realized her country’s key health enemy was something far more innocuous. The thing causing the most harm to her people, the leading risk factor for premature death […]

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Microsoft Aims To Stimulate Nigeria’s Job Market

Microsoft has recently partnered with job search website and Jobberman to create an employability platform. Olayinka Oni, national technology officer for Microsoft Nigeria, told CNBC Africa that they have the opportunity to access 1.5 million users on the Jobberman portal. “We target a lot of digital literacy, we have something called the Microsoft Virtual Academy… […]

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NEF Monthly Newsletters – May 2015

NEF Weekly Newsletter – The NEF in Asia and Africa-Asia Cooperation in Science and Technology – 29 May 2015 Sent Thursday, May 28, 2015 Welcome to the weekly NEF Newsletter on The NEF in Asia and Africa-Asia Cooperation in Science and Technology. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. The Next Einstein Forum Attended the […]

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NEF Monthly Newsletters – April 2015

NEF Weekly Newsletter – Thierry Zomahoun at Columbia University and World Malaria Day – 24 April 2015 Sent Thursday, April 23, 2015 Welcome to the weekly NEF Newsletter on Thierry Zomahoun at Columbia University, World Malaria Day, and AIMS Alumnus Dr. Martial Mbah on Malaria Research. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. The Next […]

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