Meeting the challenges of research across Africa

Seven researchers from African nations discuss the career implications of developing their research at home or…

A Report on Chinese Investments in African Science

By Agbo Dozie Introduction It is true that science and technology are the principal vehicles upon…

Nigerian teenager used syringe and laptop batteries to construct ‘excavator’

At a time when some of his age mates are in the news over cyber crime and…

Are You a mid-career Scientists? Apply to the AAS Affiliates Programme

Are you African national  mid- career scientist, do  you want to join a platform for networking…

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians

Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson Nasa,…

U.S. Tech Giant IBM Starts Camps for African Quantum Computing

International Business Machines Corp. is starting up so-called camps across Africa to train hundreds of engineers…

Nasa to test safer ‘green’ rocket fuel in Falcon Heavy launch

Most spacecraft use a type of extremely dangerous fuel that includes hydrazine. This means that the fueling…

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Originated in Nigeria and now in Cameroon

On 23 May 2019, WHO received notification through the Global Polio Laboratory Network (GPLN) of the…

Extreme heat to hit one third of the African urban population

Climate change, population growth and urbanisation are instrumental in increasing exposure to extreme temperatures. Researchers at…

African scientists to get $3.57 million in funding for Climate Research

By Agbo Dozie Courtesy of the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) in Africa initiative, a set…