Forum Africa Science Week begins in 35 countries

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 13:19 by administrator

Kigali: This Monday, we launched NEF Africa Science Week (ASW) in 35 African countries throughout the months of September, October and December 2018.

NEF Africa Science Week kicked off in Zambia, and then will continue in Sudan, Benin, Angola, Uganda, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Malawi, Swaziland, The Gambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Tanzania, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Somalia, Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Cape Verde, Republic of CongoMali, Togo, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Morocco, Namibia, Kenya, Guinea, Cameroon, Niger, Tunisia, Senegal and Mauritania.

Each country will have specific activities, designed to enable citizens to engage with everyday science and scientists over three to five days. Led by NEF Ambassadors, local science and technology champions, together with support of local academic, public and private sector stakeholders and sponsors, who organize three to seven days of events in their countries to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Find out when the NEF Africa Science Week will take place in your country. (End)