Road Safety Reporting Workshop for African Journalists and Journalism Trainers

Call for Applications for African Journalists and Media Trainers Africa has the highest road traffic fatality rate in the world. Over 800 people are killed in road crashes every day, more than half of them vulnerable road users like pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists. It’s a public health crisis that is entirely preventable. It’s also a […]
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AFIDEP to Launch Media Award for Promoting African-Led Reporting on Emerging Health Technologies

AFIDEP to Launch Media Award for Promoting African-Led Reporting on Emerging Health Technologies By Mary Hearty The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) through the Platform for Dialogue and Action on Health Technologies in Africa (Health Tech Platform), will officially launch the Emerging Health Technologies Media Award of Excellence on 31 August 2022, to reward […]
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Sarah Evanega lauded for public service in science

Sarah Evanega lauded for public service in science By Joan Conrow Sarah Evanega, an imaginer who pioneered innovative approaches to science communication, today won the Mary Clutter Service in Science Public Service Award. Evanega, the founding director of the Alliance for Science who now serves as lead of stakeholder engagements at Pairwise, has long been […]
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€1.2Mn to Upscale Climate Change Adaptation in Kenya

€1.2Mn to Upscale Climate Change Adaptation in Kenya By Gift Briton The University of Nairobi(UoN) has signed a partnership agreement worth Kshs. 140 million (€ 1.2 million) with the Global Centre on Adaption(GCA) in a bid to accelerate innovation and adaptations on climate resilience in the country. This agreement was signed during the inauguration ceremony […]
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Kenya’s President Inaugurated as Global Climate Champion

Kenya’s President Inaugurated as Global Climate Champion By Joyce Ojanji Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta was inaugurated as the Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP), an initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA), at an event held at the University of Nairobi. The Head of State was given […]
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Call for Application: PhD Scholarship for African Students

Call for Application: PhD Scholarship for African Students The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council (ASRIC), a special advisory body to the African Union, in partnership with Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF), Morocco is offering a scholarship opportunity for PhD African students interested in doing research on artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing and materials, renewable energy, […]
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Call for Application: PhD Scholarship for African Students

Call for Application: PhD Scholarship for African Students The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council (ASRIC), a special advisory body to the African Union, in partnership with Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF), Morocco is offering a scholarship opportunity for PhD African students interested in doing research on artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing and materials, renewable energy, […]
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Two Africans Feted in L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards

Two Africans Feted in L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards By Mary Hearty Two exceptional women scientists from the Africa Academy of Sciences, Professor Agnès Binagwaho and Professor Catherine Ngila, are among the 15 women scientists who have received the prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards. Professor Agnès Binagwaho, Professor of Pediatrics and Vice-Chancellor of Global […]
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Alliance for Science Appoints New Executive Director

Alliance for Science Appoints New Executive Director By Mary Hearty Dr. Sheila Ochugboju, Africa’s top plant biochemist has been chosen as the new Executive Director of the Alliance for Science, a global communications initiative dedicated to promoting access to scientific innovation as a means of enhancing food security, improving environmental sustainability, and raising the quality […]
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Kenya Launches Initiative to Reduce Road Traffic Deaths, Injuries

Kenya Launches Initiative to Reduce Road Traffic Deaths, Injuries By Gift Briton Globally, over one million people die every year as a result of road traffic crashes with nearly 9 in 10 of these deaths occurring in low-and middle-income countries, costing them up to 3% of their gross domestic product, according to World Health Organization(WHO). Being among […]
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