27Jan 2016

Workshop to develop a pan African standard for GFGP

Nairobi, Kenya, 27 January 2016 – Thirty two senior finance officers from 11 African countries are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, for a two day workshop to develop a pan African standard for Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP). The workshop is taking place at the Africa Academy of Sciences’ offices...

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...