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Africa Must Produce Technology

Africa Must Produce Technology Maths and science key to future, writes Neil Turok. Angelina Lutambi was born into a peasant family in Tanzania’s Dodoma region, where HIV and Aids has decimated much of the population. Her future could easily have been bleak – but...

Don’t Wait for Crises to Reach Public with Science

Don’t Wait for Crises to Reach Public with Science Young researchers in particular should get support to engage society routinely, says Tolu Oni. A wide range of players, from policymakers to the media, often consult scientists at times of crisis or social...

Sciences Finds a Home in Rwanda

Sciences Finds a Home in Rwanda The government has now signed a partnership agreement with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI). The South Africa-headquartered institute’s mission is to nurture bright students to shine...

Educator Challenges AAAS to Join the Search for Next Einstein

Educator Challenges AAAS to Join the Search for Next Einstein African education leader Thierry Zomahoun called on global scientific community to pick up chalk and help him uncover a new Einstein in Africa. President and CEO of the African Institute of Mathematical...

Rwanda to Become Home to NEF Secretariat

2 February – After the signing of a partnership agreement between the Government of Rwanda, the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) will make its home in Kigali, Rwanda starting late 2016. In addition, the partnership provides the framework for the establishment of an AIMS...