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https://youtu.be/G1g5N_jiRvQ Kigali, Rwanda - 15 November 2016 After a successful Next Einstein...
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South Africa’s National Research Foundation joins the Next Einstein Forum as a member

Delhi, India, 25 May 2016 The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), Africa’s global forum for science, is...
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Africa Must Produce Technology

Africa Must Produce Technology Maths and science key to future, writes Neil Turok. Angelina...
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Maths And Science Are The Keys To Unlocking Africa’s Potential

Maths And Science Are The Keys To Unlocking Africa’s Potential Angelina Lutambi was born into a...
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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...
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The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Chair Thierry Zomahoun Presents at African Union Commission Meeting on Education, Science and Technology

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) team led by NEF Chair Thierry Zomahoun, presented at the First Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Education, Science and Technology (STC-EST) from the 27th to 30th October 2015 at the Headquarters of the African...

NEF Monthly Newsletters – July 2015

NEF Weekly Newsletter - NEF Fellow Alta Schutte and Maternal and Infant Health Inventions in Africa - 17 July 2015 Sent Friday, July 17, 2015 Welcome to the weekly NEF Newsletter on NEF Fellow Alta Schutte and Maternal and Infant Health Inventions in Africa. Meet NEF...

Infrastructure for Innovation

Infrastructure is both the backbone for the economy but also the motherboard for technological innovation. Without adequate infrastructure, Africa’s economies cannot realise their full potential. The continent’s low economic performance and weak integration into the...

Investment to Boost African Scientist Numbers

THE MasterCard Foundation on Thursday announced a $25m investment in the Muizenberg-based African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (Aims), a development that is expected to support 500 masters students and train 3,000 secondary-school teachers over the next six...