Slashdot Items Tagged "africa"

Date / Time Story
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:15PM Scientists Discover the Oldest Human Fossils Outside Africa
Friday January 19, 2018 @08:59AM Surviving Cancer In A Country With No Radiotherapy Machine
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:57AM Will Cape Town be the First City To Run Out of Water?
Monday November 13, 2017 @07:15PM Digital Technology Can Help Reinvent Basic Education In Africa
Sunday August 27, 2017 @01:09AM East Africa Leads The World In Drone Delivery
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:41PM Ethiopia Turns Off Internet Nationwide as Students Sit Exams
Monday April 24, 2017 @11:04AM World's First Vaccine Against Malaria To Arrive Next Year, Says WHO
Thursday February 09, 2017 @07:08PM eBay Founder Pledges $500,000 To Test Universal Basic Income Program In Kenya
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @01:25PM Why Has Cameroon Blocked the Internet?
Monday February 06, 2017 @05:34PM Scientists Discover Evidence of a 'Lost Continent' Under the Indian Ocean
Saturday November 26, 2016 @03:13AM Schools Funded By Gates and Zuckerberg Ordered Closed In Uganda
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:37PM A USB Stick Can Show HIV Test Results In Under 30 Minutes
Thursday November 03, 2016 @02:14PM Mirai Botnet Attackers Are Trying To Knock Liberia Offline
Sunday September 18, 2016 @05:07PM Oldest-Ever Proteins Extracted From 3.8-Million-Year-Old Ostrich Shells
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:05PM 10 Percent of the World's Wilderness Has Been Lost Since 1990s
Friday July 29, 2016 @02:30PM US Military Using $600K 'Drone Buggies' To Patrol Camps In Africa
Sunday July 17, 2016 @03:33PM The World's Most Powerful Telescope Just Discovered 1,230 New Galaxies
Saturday June 18, 2016 @02:19PM Bill Gates' Donation of Thousands of Chickens Rejected by Bolivia
Sunday May 22, 2016 @11:40AM Attackers Steal $12.7M In Massive ATM Heist
Monday May 02, 2016 @02:58PM Climate-Exodus Expected In The Middle East And North Africa
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:32AM World's Largest Solar Power Plant To Supply Enough Energy For 1.1 Million People
Friday January 22, 2016 @07:05PM Civil Construction Wipes Out Internet Connectivity Across Africa
Thursday October 08, 2015 @11:51AM University of Cape Town Team Breaks World Water Rocketry Record
Saturday October 03, 2015 @11:59AM Cape Verde Boulders Indicate Massive Tsunami 73,000 Years Ago
Saturday September 26, 2015 @01:40PM Dr Who Detective Philip Morris Hints At More Rediscovered Episodes
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:19AM Researchers Say S. African Bones Are From Previously Unknown Human Relative
Friday August 28, 2015 @07:56PM Kenya's iHub Creates Accelerator Program For Tech-Hardware Entrepreneurs
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:24AM South Africans Revolutionize Concentrated Solar Power With Mini Heliostats
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Monday August 10, 2015 @02:54AM Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @08:00AM KFC South Africa Lets Customers Listen To Music Using Bone Conduction
Thursday July 02, 2015 @08:43AM The Epidemic May be Over, But Liberia Has New Ebola Cases
Sunday June 28, 2015 @08:52AM Despite Regulatory Nod, Cheap Ebola Test Still Undeployed
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:33AM Computer Modeling Failed During the Ebola Outbreak
Saturday May 09, 2015 @05:09PM WHO Declares Liberian Ebola Outbreak Over
Thursday April 23, 2015 @11:58AM Africa E-Waste Dump Continues Hyperbole War
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:12PM Ebola-Proof Tablet Developed By Google Set For Deployment In Sierra Leone
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:40PM Oldest Human Fossil Fills In 2.8-Million-Year-Old Gap In Evolution
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:32AM Made-In-Nigeria Smart Cards To Extend Financial Services To the Poor
Saturday January 17, 2015 @03:01PM What Africa Really Needs To Fight Ebola
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:08AM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:22AM Over 30 Uber Cars Impounded In Cape Town
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:39AM Study: HIV Becoming Less Deadly, Less Infectious
Monday December 01, 2014 @05:55PM SKA Telescope To Offer Neighbors Cheap Broadband
Sunday November 30, 2014 @03:03PM WHO Timeline for Ebola Containment Proves Hard To Meet
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:34AM Apple To Donate Profit Portion From Black Friday For AIDS Fight
Sunday November 16, 2014 @01:11PM MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:15PM Pentagon Builds Units To Transport Ebola Patients
Saturday October 18, 2014 @11:41PM Canada Will Ship 800 Doses of Experimental Ebola Drug to WHO
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:13AM AIDS Origin Traced To 1920s Kinshasa
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:05AM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Saturday September 06, 2014 @12:55PM Survivors' Blood Holds Promise, But Draws Critics, As Ebola Treatment
Friday September 05, 2014 @07:51PM Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:30PM Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @08:40PM "Secret Serum" Used To Treat Americans With Ebola
Monday July 14, 2014 @09:07PM How a Supercomputer Beat the Scrap Heap and Lived On To Retire In Africa
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:09PM UK Man Sentenced To 16 Months For Exporting 'E-Waste' Despite 91% Reuse
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:27AM "Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:08PM $470 RepRap Derived 3D Printer Going Into Production
Thursday April 17, 2014 @08:43AM 5-Year Suspended Sentence For S. Africa's First Online Pirate
Thursday December 05, 2013 @05:14PM Nelson Mandela Dead At 95
Monday November 18, 2013 @05:23PM Ancient Egyptians Created "Meat Mummies" So Dead Could Continue To Eat
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @07:12AM Inside South Africa's First Fully Digital Government School
Sunday October 06, 2013 @10:24AM US Forces Undertake Two African Raids, Capture Embassy Bombing Figure
Friday September 27, 2013 @05:01PM Protesters Are Dodging Sudan's Internet Shutdown With a Phone-Powered Crowdmap
Thursday September 26, 2013 @09:26AM Wealth In Africa Mapped Using Mobile Phone Data
Saturday September 07, 2013 @02:05PM Using Raspberry Pi and iOS App To Catch Rhino Poachers
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @07:04AM 100% Failure Rate On University of Liberia's Admission Exam
Thursday August 08, 2013 @05:54AM Zimbabweans Hit By Cyber Attacks During Election
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:56AM RepRap Morgan Receives $20,000 Gada Prize For Simplifying 3D-Printer
Thursday June 20, 2013 @10:17AM Attackers Tweet As They Assault UN Development Program Compound
Thursday June 13, 2013 @12:26PM World Population Could Reach Nearly 11 Billion By 2100
Saturday June 08, 2013 @07:01PM Northern Hemisphere Pollution a Cause of '80s Africa Drought
Sunday June 02, 2013 @10:21PM Ask Slashdot: How To Start and Manage a University LUG?
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @07:54AM Multiple Studies Show Used Electronics Exports To Third World Mostly Good
Saturday May 25, 2013 @06:54AM African Soil Mapped For the Very First Time
Friday April 26, 2013 @11:09AM Kenya Police: Our Fake Bomb Detectors Are Real
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @10:34AM Google Tests White Space Radio For Schools In South Africa
Saturday March 09, 2013 @12:22PM SXSW: How Mobile Devices Are Changing Africa
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @10:47AM Crowdfunding service SliceBiz wins Apps4Africa cash prize
Monday February 04, 2013 @08:38AM Researchers Demo Hack Against African Micro-Finance Accounts
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:10AM How Mobile Operators Are Caught In the Middle In the Middle East and Africa
Friday January 04, 2013 @06:06PM Rare Water-Rich Mars Meteorite Discovered
Thursday December 13, 2012 @08:05AM Atheist Blogger Sentenced To 3 Years in Prison For Insulting Islam
Sunday November 18, 2012 @06:53PM Coffee and Intellectual Property
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @02:41AM Africa makers get energy from pee
Saturday November 03, 2012 @07:52AM Artificial Misting System Allows Reintroduction of Extinct Toad
Sunday September 30, 2012 @12:59PM African Robotics Network Challenge Spurs Rash of $10 Robots
Thursday September 13, 2012 @11:21PM Ancient Egyptian Tech May Be Key To Printing 3D Ceramics
Thursday September 13, 2012 @07:06AM EVE Online CSM and Diplomat Killed in Libyan Consulate Attacks
Thursday September 06, 2012 @12:20PM Securing lifes and investments from armed robbery in Nigeria
Saturday June 23, 2012 @06:47PM Ethiopian Government Denies Banning Skype
Saturday April 21, 2012 @08:54PM Beneath Africa, Survey Finds 'Huge' Water Reserves
Saturday April 07, 2012 @09:17AM Robot Helicopters To Single Out Pirate Ships
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @09:35AM Ask Slashdot: How to feed Africa?
Saturday March 10, 2012 @04:46AM South Africa Wins Science Panel's Backing To Host SKA Telescope
Friday March 09, 2012 @06:24PM For Sale: Internet Spying Business Developed For Gaddafi
Monday February 27, 2012 @03:27PM Ship Anchor Damages African Undersea Cables
Sunday February 19, 2012 @10:34PM Kenyan Chief Foils Robbery Via Twitter
Thursday February 16, 2012 @08:29AM Decision Time For SKA Telescope Bids
Monday February 13, 2012 @08:03AM It's Not All Waste: The Complicated Life of Surplus Electronics In Africa
Sunday February 12, 2012 @05:39AM African used computer exports reused 85%
Thursday January 26, 2012 @08:16AM Revolutionary Wants Technology To Transform Libya
Friday January 13, 2012 @06:06PM Google Caught Misbehaving By Kenyan Startup
Monday January 09, 2012 @11:49AM Kenya Seeks Nuclear Power Infrastructure
Friday December 09, 2011 @07:34PM Earliest Human Beds Found In South Africa
Wednesday November 23, 2011 @02:18PM Bee Barrier Buzzing Defends Against Elephants
Tuesday November 22, 2011 @12:35PM South Africa Passes Secrecy Bill, Makes Whistleblowing a Dangerous Act
Wednesday November 09, 2011 @10:17PM West African Black Rhinos extinct
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @10:57AM Libya Elects Engineer To Acting Prime Minister Post
Friday October 28, 2011 @05:34PM Quiet Cellular Antenna Tech To Boost S. African SKA Bid
Thursday October 20, 2011 @09:03AM Reuters Reports Death of Gaddafi In Libyan City of Sirte
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @11:11PM New Vaccine Halves Malaria Risk
Tuesday October 11, 2011 @07:23AM RIM Server Crash Leaves Millions Without BBM
Monday October 10, 2011 @07:16PM Do developing nations repair/reuse better?
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @07:13AM 4G To Reach Africa - Ghana Will Be First
Friday September 23, 2011 @10:08PM Australian Aboriginal DNA Suggests 70,000-Year History
Friday September 23, 2011 @01:15AM Australian Aboriginal DNA - 70,000 year history
Friday September 09, 2011 @05:49PM New Skeleton Finds May Revamp History of Human Evolution
Monday August 08, 2011 @08:18PM World's First Cybernetic Athlete To Compete
Thursday August 04, 2011 @12:30PM Giant African Rat Kills With Poisonous Mohawk
Monday July 25, 2011 @09:55AM Cast-off gadgets peek into new owners' lives
Monday July 18, 2011 @05:11PM Neanderthal Genes Found In All Non-African Populations
Thursday June 09, 2011 @12:57PM Using Smartphones To Fight Malaria
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @11:52PM US Navy Creates MMO To Fight Somali Pirates
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @06:51PM U.S. Navy creates MMO to fight Somali Pirates
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:51AM Dutch Radio Geek Tracking Libyan Airstrikes
Thursday March 17, 2011 @07:14PM UN Backs Action Against Colonel Gaddafi
Saturday March 05, 2011 @10:29AM Zimbabwe Makes Arrest Over Facebook Comment
Friday March 04, 2011 @11:38AM Libya Blocks Internet Traffic
Friday February 25, 2011 @08:31PM Zimbabwe Professor Arrested and Tortured For Watching Online News Videos
Tuesday February 22, 2011 @05:46PM Middle East Internet Scorecard
Sunday December 26, 2010 @09:59PM Changing the world with cheap solar panels and LED
Thursday December 02, 2010 @09:49AM Sahara Solar To Power Half the World By 2050
Friday November 26, 2010 @01:17PM South Africa Drones For Anti-Rhino-Poaching Patrol
Thursday October 28, 2010 @12:20PM 40 Million Year Old Primate Fossils Found In Asia
Sunday October 17, 2010 @09:31AM Gates Foundation buys $23m of Monsanto shares
Sunday October 10, 2010 @09:22PM Carnivorous Swamp Beast Discovered In Madagascar
Sunday September 05, 2010 @10:47AM Researchers Develop "Tea Bag" Water Filter
Tuesday August 31, 2010 @06:39PM Drunk Baboons Plague Exclusive Suburbs In South Africa
Friday July 02, 2010 @10:46AM What To Do With Old 802.11b Equipment?
Wednesday June 23, 2010 @12:26AM New Fossil Sheds Light On Lucy's Family Tree
Friday June 04, 2010 @10:21PM Visual Network Simulator To Teach Basic Networking?
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @01:54AM Porn Ban Being Considered In South Africa
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @01:52AM New Ebola Drug 100% Effective In Monkeys
Sunday May 23, 2010 @12:48AM The Go-Anywhere Cyber Cafe In a Shipping Container
Sunday April 25, 2010 @09:09PM Bridging the Digital Divide In Uganda, By Freight
Saturday April 24, 2010 @08:08PM Bridging the digital divide in Africa
Wednesday April 14, 2010 @11:12AM African Student Builds Robot From Old TV Parts
Sunday April 04, 2010 @08:56PM Game Development In the Heart of Africa
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @06:27PM DR Congo ring may be giant 'impact crater'
Tuesday March 09, 2010 @07:58PM Pixel Qi Introduces a DIY Kit
Tuesday January 19, 2010 @02:35PM Publishing Banned e-Books in the Arabic World
Wednesday December 23, 2009 @02:11AM CherryPal's $99 "Odd Lots" Netbook
Tuesday December 22, 2009 @12:11AM Africa: CherryPal's $99 "odd lots" netbook
Tuesday December 01, 2009 @01:33AM Africa's Albino Exodus
Wednesday October 01, 2008 @11:40PM Africa Leads In IPv6 Adoption
Sunday August 10, 2008 @06:36PM The Effects of Exporting Used PCs To Africa
Monday December 24, 2007 @01:33AM Giraffes May Be Six Separate Species
Thursday July 19, 2007 @12:29PM Humans Evolved From a Single Origin In Africa
Saturday October 14, 2006 @09:40PM Libya Purchases 1.2 mil Wind-up Laptops
Sunday August 27, 2006 @11:54PM The Struggle of an African-language Wikipedia
Monday April 17, 2006 @08:30AM African Catfish Hunts On Land
Tuesday April 04, 2006 @11:54PM Negroponte Responds to $100 Laptop Criticisms