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Women in science are honoured

science---thumbSouth Africa has paid tribute to its scientists in the Women in Science Awards, an annual event that acts to honour the leaders in the field, as well as inspire young women and girls to pursue a career in the field.

Millennium Development Goals in UN spotlight

Millennium Development Goals in UN spotlight

With the 2015 deadline for the UN's Millennium Development Goals rapidly approaching, the debate at the UN General assembly in New York this week will look at the progress made in reducing global poverty and set new goals for prosperity in the years ahead.

Development goals on track

Many sub-Saharan African countries are off-track to achieve the UN's Millennium Development Goals, but there have been pockets of success: Ghana is set to become the first country in Africa to halve poverty and hunger before 2015, while primary school enrolment in Ethiopia has increased by more than 500% since 1994, according to the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).

Development goals on track

A recent report on Millennium Development Goals reveals that Ghana is set to become the first African country to halve poverty and hunger before 2015, while primary school enrolment in Ethiopia has risen by more than 500% since 1994.
Hilfiger tackles poverty in Africa

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