Wednesday May 1
National Public Radio
Ratting Out TB: Scientists Train Rodents To Diagnose Disease
A group in Tanzania is training rats to detect tuberculosis in people. The critters in question are African giant pouched rats.
Mail & Guardian
Arms deal inherited corrupt DNA
In the following editions the Mail & Guardian will run extracts from a major new work on the arms deal by Hennie van Vuuren and Paul Holden, The Devil in the Detail: How the Arms Deal Changed Everything , which will be launched this week.
A mattress in the African hospital in desperate need of recovering.
Pupils at Cradley CE Primary were shocked to see photographs showing the appalling state of the beds for patients at the hospital in Morogoro, Tanzania.