Mixed reactions greet news of Facebook’s Messenger app for kids.The global networking giant has promised that the app will need parental approval before use and also block children from sharing nudity, sexual or violent content.
But will these measures ensure adequate security for our children?
In South Africa,a programe known as Young women in STEM that is Science,Technology , Engineering and Maths has been launched. The programe focuses on developing the technical skills and mindsets of young women between grades 9-11 to encourage them to pursue STEM subjects and careers.
And,the Aberystwyth University of Wales in the United Kingdom is working with the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Programme to fly drones over known malaria hot spots to fight malaria.
Ignatius Annor has details of these stories on this edition of Sci Tech.