Naked Africa

24 December 2010

In this Festive edition; the best combinations of food and drink to avoid indigestion over the Christmas period, safer...

17 December 2010

This week we hear the problems farmers face when storing cowpeas, one of Africas most nutritious and traded grains. We...

10 December 2010

Rural electrification is a big problem in Africa, with much of the continent "off grid". This week, we meet...

03 December 2010

In recognition of world AIDS day, which took place on the 1st December, we find out about recent developments in...

26 November 2010

This week, we look into the problem of sewage and sanitation in Tanzania and reveal a new design of bicycle that could...

19 November 2010

This week, we continue our insight into Malaria to discover a new drug that could replace current drug quinine, to...

12 November 2010

This week we discuss the link between Sickle Cell disease and Malaria to reveal why this disorder is so prevalent in...

05 November 2010

This week, we investigate the role agriculture can play in improving the African economy with the launch of a new...

29 October 2010

This week, we investigate the workings of the HIV virus to find out just how the virus hijacks our immune system as...

22 October 2010

This week, we investigate the aftermath of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa to find out how the sciences and the arts...

15 October 2010

This week we hear how scientists at the CSIR in South Africa are helping model and develop more accurate aeroplanes to...

08 October 2010

This week we discover a plant indigenous to South Africa that is being used to create stress-relieving drugs worldwide...

08 October 2010

This week, we hear about a clinical trial in Kenya that could offer hope for a vaccination against Tuberculosis. We...

24 September 2010

This week, we investigate the falling population numbers of the Giant Sable in Angola and find out how conservationists...

17 September 2010

This week, we investigate why non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease, are on the rise in South...

10 September 2010

This week we explore the impact of climate change in Africa and what residents as well as scientists and governments...

03 September 2010

This week we explore the potential of genome-wide association studies in Africa to see how they can provide information...

27 August 2010

We find out how an extract from crab shells could make low cost, antibacterial bandages in this week's programme,...

20 August 2010

This week, we discover the rift in Ethiopia that's expanding and spliiting Africa apart. We'll find out what...

06 August 2010

This week we explore the invasion of the parthenium weed which has overtaken millions of hectares of land in Ethiopia...

30 July 2010

This week, we get an insight into Southern African genomes as scientists have sequenced the DNA of members of the...

23 July 2010

This week, we bring you the top stories from the AIDS 2010 conference which took place in Vienna this week as well as...

16 July 2010

This week, we explore the latest in laser technology, including how a team in South Africa have developed a way to...

09 July 2010

This week, we discover the genes behind a longer life and the earliest remains of complex life here on Earth. We also...