• The African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya
    The African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Section of participants at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
    Section of participants at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
  • Prof Berhanu Abegaz, Executive Director, AAS receives an award on behalf of AAS from the Sudanese Delegation the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
    Prof Berhanu Abegaz, Executive Director, AAS receives an award on behalf of AAS from the Sudanese Delegation the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
  • Sections of Participants give Stem Cell and regenerative medicine a shot in the laboratory
    Sections of Participants give Stem Cell and regenerative medicine a shot in the laboratory
  • AAS appoints Prof Kevin Marsh Senior Advisor
    AAS appoints Prof Kevin Marsh Senior Advisor
  • AAS secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya
    AAS secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Prof Quarriasha wins 2014 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize
    Prof Quarriasha wins 2014 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize
  • Latest IPICS meeting held at the AAS Headquarters
    Latest IPICS meeting held at the AAS Headquarters
  • The Climate Impact Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) programme Workshop at AAS
    The Climate Impact Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) programme Workshop at AAS
  • A session at the CIRCLE workshop at the AAS Headquarters
    A session at the CIRCLE workshop at the AAS Headquarters
  • A presentation at the CIRCLE workshop
    A presentation at the CIRCLE workshop
  • AESA LAUNCH
    AESA LAUNCH

    The Launch of AESA on the 10th September 2015.

Message from AAS President

It is indeed my great honour and privileged to write this message for the fourth and last issue of our Newsletter for 2014...(click on photo to read the rest of the message)

AESA LAUNCH

In brief

AAS in the media

Nigerian born, Kevin Urama appointed member of GGKP Advisory Committee (http://businessdayonline.com/2014/12/nigerian-born-kevin-urama-appointed-member-of-ggkp-advisory-committee/#.VMYM9SyUKxw) (http://businessdayonline.com/2014/12/nigerian-born-kevin-urama-appointed-member-of-ggkp-advisory-committee/)December 17, 2014   Calestous Juma receives Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize (http://www.spyghana.com/calestous-juma-receives-lifetime-africa-achievement-prize/%20) October 13, 2014   Africa’s think tanks US visit to chart partnerships on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) (http://africanbrains.net/2014/09/25/africas-think-tanks-us-visit-chart-partnerships-science-technology-innovation-sti/) Africa’s think tanks US visit to chart partnerships on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) - See more at: http://africanbrains.net/2014/09/25/africas-think-tanks-us-visit-chart-partnerships-science-technology-innovation-sti/#sthash.PQygs2JC.dpuf Africa’s think tanks US visit to chart partnerships on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) - See more at: http://africanbrains.net/2014/09/25/africas-think-tanks-us-visit-chart-partnerships-science-technology-innovation-sti/#sthash.PQygs2JC.dpuf September 25, 2014   Africa’s think tanks in US for science, technology and innovation (http://www.africasti.com/headlines/africas-think-tanks-in-us-for-science-technology-and-innovation) September 23, 2014   Advancing transnational governance of geoengineering research (http://blogs.edf.org/climatetalks/2014/05/20/advancing-transnational-governance-of-geoengineering-research/) Dr Kelemu’s rise: From climbing trees in rural Ethiopia to excelling in science (%20http:/www.theeastafrican.co.ke/magazine/Dr-Segenet-Kelemu-ICIPE-Women-Scientist/-/434746/2330830/-/item/2/-/t7t65d/-/index.html%20) HIV drug innovator wins 2013 Obasanjo science prize (http://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/health/news/hiv-drug-innovator-wins-2013-obasanjo-science-prize.html) April 16, 2014

AAS in the Press

January 2015   Algerian infants at risk as pregnant women found low on diet (https://www.google.com/url?rct=j sa=t url=http://www.africasciencenews.org/en/index.php%3Foption%3Dcom_content%26view%3Darticle%26id%3D1445:algerian-infants-at-risk-as-pregnant-women-found-low-on-diet%26catid%3D63:health%26Itemid%3D114 ct=ga cd=CAEYACoTMjY2Njc5MzU1MDI1NjQ3NDcwMzIaM2JiYTUyODNmZTY0YTBjNzpjb206ZW46VVM usg=AFQjCNEu0b6ghq1XlduBKocBE78kr_RQvg) January 31,2015   Universities Urged To Modernize Arab Society (http://www.spyghana.com/universities-urged-modernized-arab-society/) Jan 23, 2015   Varsity education key to renew Arab world: African scholar (http://www.nampa.org/index.php?model=categories function=display id=14266327) January 15, 2015   Ebola crisis: Key lessons for Africa’s fight against scourges (http://4thestatewire.co.ke/world/37-africa/1494-ebola-crisis-key-lessons-for-africa-s-fight-against-scourges)   Africans urged to learn useful lessons from Ebola pandemic: report (http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/health/2015-01/15/c_133922598.htm) January 15, 2015   Experts call for biomedical research, leadership to defeat Ebola (http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/health/2015-01/15/c_133922598.htm)  January 15, 2015    Wataalam wa kisayansi wahimiza utafiti na uongozi ili kukabili ebola (http://swahili.cri.cn/141/2015/01/16/1s139924.htm)  January 16, 2015    Expertos africanos piden investigación biomédica y liderazgo para vencer al ébola (http://spanish.china.org.cn/international/txt/2015-01/16/content_34572397.htm)  January 16, 2015    Cameroonian Scientist urges Africa to learn from current Ebola crisis (http://www.africasciencenews.org/en/index.php?option=com_content view=article id=1436:cameroonian-scientists-urges-africa-to-learn-from-current-ebola-crisis catid=63:health Itemid=114)   Les experts réclament des recherches biomédicales et une direction efficace pour combattre Ebola (http://french.china.org.cn/foreign/txt/2015-01/15/content_34571971.htm)  January 15, 2015   Africans urged to learn useful lessons from Ebola pandemic (http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/foreign/18-Jan-2015/africans-urged-to-learn-useful-lessons-from-ebola-pandemic) January 18, 2015

AAS in the news-February

1. African researchers get funds to boost climate research (http://www.coastweek.com/3806-africa-03.htm) February 5, 2015   2. AU honors two African scientists with Kwame Nkrumah continental scientific awards February 5, 2015  

AAS in the Press-March

African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa-http://www.cambridge-africa.cam.ac.uk/news/african-leaders/   African leaders endorse science funding for the continent-http://www.coastweek.com/3811-africa-03.htm (http://www.coastweek.com/3811-africa-03.htm)   AU forms alliance to push development of Science and Technology (http://www.ghananewsagency.org/science/au-forms-alliance-to-push-development-of-science-and-technology-87047)-http://www.ghananewsagency.org/science/au-forms-alliance-to-push-development-of-science-and-technology-87047 (http://www.ghananewsagency.org/science/au-forms-alliance-to-push-development-of-science-and-technology-87047)   African Leaders Endorse a Science Funding Platform for Africa-http://thezambezian.com/african-leaders-endorse-science-funding-platform-africa/ (http://thezambezian.com/african-leaders-endorse-science-funding-platform-africa/)   AU leaders welcome funding for African science platform http://www.africanbusinessreview.co.za/leadership/1863/AU-leaders-welcome-funding-for-African-science-platform (http://www.africanbusinessreview.co.za/leadership/1863/AU-leaders-welcome-funding-for-African-science-platform)   African Leaders Endorse a Science Funding Platform for Africa: the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA)-http://www.modernghana.com/news/604021/1/african-leaders-endorse-a-science-funding-platform.html (http://www.modernghana.com/news/604021/1/african-leaders-endorse-a-science-funding-platform.html)   International support for Africa's new science funding platform http://www.ukcds.org.uk/news-events/news/international-support-for-africas-new-science-funding-platform (http://www.ukcds.org.uk/news-events/news/international-support-for-africas-new-science-funding-platform)   African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa (http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2015/WTP058863.htm): http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2015/WTP058863.htm (http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2015/WTP058863.htm)   African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa http://africanbrains.net/2015/03/09/african-leaders-and-global-funders-endorse-new-science-funding-platform-for-africa/ (http://africanbrains.net/2015/03/09/african-leaders-and-global-funders-endorse-new-science-funding-platform-for-africa/)   African leaders and tellurian funders validate new scholarship appropriation height for Africa-http://reportnewstoday.com/african-leaders-and-global-funders-endorse-new-science-funding-platform-for-africa/ (http://reportnewstoday.com/african-leaders-and-global-funders-endorse-new-science-funding-platform-for-africa/)   African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa-http://www.sciencesnaturelles.ch/service/news/34895-african-leaders-and-global-funders-endorse-new-science-funding-platform-for-africa (http://www.sciencesnaturelles.ch/service/news/34895-african-leaders-and-global-funders-endorse-new-science-funding-platform-for-africa)   Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) receives excellent backing from African leaders-http://justinewangui.blogspot.com/2015/03/alliance-for-accelerating-excellence-in.html

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