08Feb 2016

Early career scientists study the impact of climate change on the continent

4 February 2016 Nairobi, Kenya -IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Twenty-nine early career scientists awarded fellowships to study the impact of climate change on the continent Twenty-nine early career scientists from 24 African universities and research institutes have been awarded Visiting Fellowships to study the impact of climate change on the continent....

29Jan 2016

AAS develops a standard for Good Financial Grant Practice

29 January 2016 Nairobi, Kenya The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is developing an innovative pan-African standard in Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) for research and academic institutions and not for profit organisations. The GFGP is an initiative being implemented under the AAS’ Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science...

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....