Swiss-based pharmaceutical firm Roche and the International Atomic Energy Agency have teamed up to launch the Education for Cancer in African Regions project, which is aimed at alleviating the shortage of cancer specialists on the continent.
• SA scientist leads cancer fight
On 29 May South Africa officially handed over the brand new library for the Timbuktu Manuscripts to the Malian government. South Africa was instrumental in the building of the facility and the training of archival staff.
• Saving priceless African history