Alumni News Issue 28

  • The fight against leprosy in Mozambique

    Leprosy in Mozambique may no longer be a broad public health problem, but the disease is far from eradicated. While incidence worldwide decreased between 2005 and 2015, Mozambique still recorded 1,335 cases.

    One area— Murrupula District in Nampula Province—struggles daily with the disease, and Jaibo...


Gulf Master: innovative software program helps control illegal migration from Ghana

Large numbers of skilled and unskilled youth are leaving Ghana in search of...

e-Government services: transforming the lives of Tanzanians

Paying taxes, claiming rebates for medical bills, signing important documents, applying for jobs...

Diversifying from natural resources to harnessing entrepreneurial spirit

Every day, unemployed young people wander the streets of Uganda. Some are desperately looking...

Helping Nigerian farmers manage poisonous carcinogens

They’re invisible, tasteless and odourless, but aflatoxins are one of the biggest threats to...

Extension text messages revolutionise Kenya’s farming

Informed farmers make better farming decisions and choices, which leads to increased farm...

South African researcher helps smallholder farmers cope with climate change

Dry rivers, empty dams and dying livestock are signs of the prolonged drought in South...


  • 2018 Scholarships Survey

    Every year, Australia Awards administers a survey to newly-arrived scholars and those due to complete their studies. Surveying scholars allows the program to gather information about the application, selection and preparation processes...


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Alumni News Issue 28

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