29Oct 2015

Encouraging African governments to increase their investment  in science

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim encourages African governments to increase their investment  in science. @@MEDIA-5631df0ea0075@@

28Oct 2015

AAS unveils a historical mathematical tool

Nairobi, Kenya, 14 September 2015-The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) on 10 September unveiled an enlarged replica of the Ishango bone, a 22,000 year old animal bone discovered in Ishango in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and believed to indicate the early use of mathematics on the continent....

28Oct 2015

Seminar on developing an internationally accepted standard for good financial grant practice

The International Financial Governance Working Group and Mango on 6 October 2015 held a seminar on good financial grant practice at the the offices of The Wellcome Trust in London. The seminar explored how key stakeholders can more effectively collaborate in the development of an internationally accepted standard in...

26Oct 2015

African Scientists Call Upon their Governments to Bridge the Energy Gap

December 2008 The African Academy of Sciences hosted the third TWAS/ROSSA Young Scientists’ Conference on “Alternative Sources of Energy and Potential for Renewable Energy and Biofuels in Africa” in Nairobi, Kenya, on December 15-17, 2008. The event brought together scientists and experts from academic and research institutions and governments...

26Oct 2015

DFID team conducts Due Diligence Review of AAS Systems

The AAS Secretariat hosted a team of reviewers from DFID and the Association of Commonwealth Universities for a due diligence review in preparation for the commencement of the Climate Impacts Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) project. The CIRCLE project is a five year project funded by DFID and which...