A battle for survival

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) wants to focus more on international water disputes, despite it being a politically sensitive issue. "Water is not only a sensitive topic, but a

According to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) floods and hurricanes have seriously damaged or destroyed tens of thousands of schools and other educational facilities in Asia, Africa and

the World Health Organisation (who) and Kenyan medical officials sent a team to the north eastern part of the country to investigate the spread of a mysterious disease whose symptoms match those

Wildlife saviour Richard Leakey, hailed as messiah by some, and hated as hell's messenger by others, is now in the thick of Kenyan politics

A NEW rapid dipstick method to detect the presence of the malarial parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, could prove a boon to diagnosticians. The test, which has a sensitivity as high as 95 to 100 per

AGRIDYNE Technologies, a US biotechnology company, recently announced a major project involving the genetic-engineering of pyrethrins, an insecticidal compound derived from the pyrethrum flower (