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Winners of the Africa Science Desk Journalism prize are announced

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The African Academy of Sciences is excited to be announcing the three African journalists — from Zimbabwe, Nigeria and South Africa —who are the winners of the 2019 Africa Science Desk Journalism Awards.
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Regional partnership promoting high-impact ideas for a healthier Africa is announced

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Through this partnership, the AAS and WHO will work together to promote the wide availability of quality, safe, effective, affordable and sustainable high-impact health interventions that benefit the public.
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We have moved our domain to .africa

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Since time immemorial, Africa has led and contributed to the advancement of knowledge globally. From the great pyramids in Giza, Egypt that made use of local's expertise in mathematics and geometry...
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African scientists map the genomic resources of the continent

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Up to 300 African scientists are converging in Accra, Ghana, this week to map out progress of a multi-million, multi-country and multi-year genomic research programme to increase understanding of how human genes and the environment...
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African innovators discovering new drugs for diseases endemic to Africa

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"Diseases considered to be of the poor face a market bias that has hampered the discovery of drugs to treat them. The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS), and her partners; the University of Cape...
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Fresh ideas engaging the public in science funded

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Thirteen African scientists have received funding to implement innovative community and public engagement projects. These engagement projects move African science towards people-centred approaches of conducting research promoting societal impact of health research. The 13 are...  

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Pan-African science body unveils fellowships to boost growth

Ghana News Agency, Ghana, 12-Nov-2018

Why almost no one in Nigeria is using HIV prevention drugs

Devex, United States, 07-Nov-2018

Funding boost for African academics to fight continent’s diseases

Times Higher Education, United Kingdom, 06 July 2018

African scientists launch their own preprint repository

Nature, United Kingdom, 25 June 2018

SADC urged to address skills gap as to benefit from 4th industrial revolution

CNBC Africa, South Africa, 21 June 2018

Africa needs another million PhD scientists to develop homegrown solutions

Quartz, United States, 28 May 2018