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AAS elects new members of the Governing Council

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The African Academy of Sciences is today inaugurating a new Governing Council led by prominent scientist Prof Felix Dapare Dakora who will be President of the Academy for a three-year term running from 2017-2020. The...
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SANTHE's Prof Thumbi Ndung'u wins $2.8 million Gilead grant

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Thumbi Ndung'u, SANTHE Programme Director, has been awarded a $2,842,000 USD grant by Gilead Sciences for a project entitled “The FRESH study: Females Rising through Education, Support and Health (FRESH) Acute HIV Infection Cohort”.This is...
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Young African scholars selected to attend prestigious Nobel Laureate meetings

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Nine outstanding young African scholars nominated by the African Academy of Sciences have been selected to participate in two prestigious Nobel Laureate meetings. The academics will participate in the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated...
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SANTHE’s Dr Zaza Ndhlovu awarded $650 000 research scholarship

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Dr Zaza Ndhlovu, Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE) Researcher/Supervisor and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP) of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), has been selected for the Howard Hughes...
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APHRC included in 2016 list of top global think tanks

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The African Population and Health Research Center was on 26 January ranked among some of the world’s leading think tanks and research institutions, due largely to its continued commitment to promoting an evidence-informed approach to...
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AAS-AESA announces US$2 million investment to boost Africa’s scientific capacity

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The African Academy of Sciences and the NEPAD Agency’s Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) and its partners today announced a US$2 million programme, which will train postdoctoral researchers to support globally...

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