16-Oct-2018 to 11:07

African health researchers in partnership to achieve SDGs

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS), German government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday announced a transformative partnership to support African investigators to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for health.

Read more

24-Jul-2018 to 23:09

G5-Sahel urged to control nuclear materials

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on Tuesday called on G5-Sahel countries and Senegal to adopt specific mechanisms to better control the use of nuclear and radioactive materials.

Read more

21-Jun-2018 to 18:37

Ugandan scientist wins German award for outstanding research

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A Ugandan scientist has won the first German-African Innovation Incentive Award worth €150,000 for her outstanding research on technology-assisted interventions for improving the health of her compatriots.

Read more

22-May-2018 to 12:28

Sub-Saharan Africa to receive £25m to fund research on science

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A new sub-Saharan Africa grant scheme offering talented African early career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their field has been launched by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), reports said on Tuesday.

Read more

17-Apr-2018 to 18:05

Six early African career scientists selected for Lindau confab

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Six early career African scientists nominated by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) have been selected to attend the prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting slated for June this year.

Read more

25-Aug-2017 to 17:29

S/Africa plans to use Renaissance Fund to build telescopes - Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There are indications that an application will be made to the African Renaissance Fund to build radio telescopes in African states that are part of the multinational Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, South African International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers has said.

Read more

15-Jun-2017 to 06:49

S/African geologist wins international science award

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Geologist Tshiamo Legoale has made history by being the first South African to be crowned the FameLab International Champion for a project which researched a method of using wheat to harvest gold from mine dumps situated all over the country.

Read more