Meet Syriacus Buguzi – a pioneering medical doctor turned science journalist from Tanzania. He is making the headlines after spawning the first Swahili language science and technology newspaper, MwanaSayansi. Dr Buguzi is a former health correspondent with The African and The Citizen. He is a seasoned contributor to SciDev.Net having covered a
As the world battles deadly floods, historic droughts and landscape-altering wildfires, scientists are warning that the window is rapidly closing to avoid catastrophic changes that would transform lives. The scientists say climate change will have a devastating impact between now and 2244. They say communities should pay attention to early
A graduate of the Script training course ‘Science communications skills for journalists’ and founder of the Dziwa Science and Technology Trust (DSaT Trust) has won a USD 19,782 grant to promote science journalism in Zambia. Journalist Veronica Mwaba, who is also Executive Director of DSaT Trust – established in 2018 to promote improved information dissemination in
“With scientists predicting that by the year 2044 climate change is going to have a devastating effect on humans, there is need to back science advocacy with strong alliances”. These were the words of Dziwa Science and Technology Trust (DsaT) executive director Veronica Mwaba during the Walk for Evidence-Based Science and
By Jowit Saluseki Science communication plays an increasingly important role in promoting a better understanding of issues facing our lives, thereby stimulating wise and timely action. Despite its relevancy in today's world there is less enthusiasm among stakeholders to promote science communication.