Day: February 15, 2019

Ziguinchor : le Gouverneur au chevet des militants de Sonko

Ziguinchor, 15 Fév (APS) – Le gouverneur de Ziguinchor (sud), Guédj Diouf, s'est rendu vendredi après-midi au service d'urgence du Centre hospitalier régional de Ziguinchor pour s'enquérir de l'état de santé des militants d'Ousmane Sonko, blessés dans un accident de la circulation survenu dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi, a constaté l'APS.


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Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

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Prof Djikeng's thinking was moulded by his childhood experiences

A researcher in Edinburgh is leading efforts to develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa.
Prof Appolinaire Djikeng is developing cows, pigs and chickens that are resistant to diseases and more productive.
Among them are cattle that have been gene edited to be heat-resistant.
Details of the project were given at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Washington DC.
Prof Djikeng is the director of the Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health.

He believes that gene editing along with more targeted traditional cross-breeding will lead to healthy, productive livestock that will transform the lives of some of the very poorest people in the world.
“We can drive out poverty in some of the most vulnerable communities,” he told BBC News.
“We are talking about smallholders with just one, two or three animals.
“If the anima..

Les députés adoptent le protocole portant amendement de la convention relative à l’aviation civile internationale

Dakar, 15 fév (APS) – Les députés, reunis en session ordinaire 2018-2019, ont adopté vendredi, à l'unanimité, le projet de loi n°03-2019 autorisant le président de la République, Macky Sall, à ratifier le protocole portant amendement de la convention relative à l'aviation civile internationale, signé à Montréal, le 6 octobre 1980, a appris l'APS.


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