Category Archives: Sub-Saharan Africa

Astronomy Training Workshop for School Science Teachers, Nigeria

Applications are open for Hands-on Astronomy Curriculum Training for Primary and Secondary School Science Teachers, Nigeria HOACTS is a sustainable local socio-economic development workshop through Astronomy which is designed to promote astronomy appreciation among primary/secondary school science teachers in Nigeria. It will promote Astronomy awareness using the RSU 15cm Vixen brand equatorial mount refractor Optical […]

LAMPS Project Online Activities in Madagascar, 7-12 June 2021

Join the e-LAMPS online event next week for French and Malagasy high school and college students. Message from Ikala STEM: Ny ekipan’ny Ikala STEM Sub-Saharan African Chapter dia faly manasa antsika mpanaraka ny pejy fa indrindra ianareo mpianatra eny amin’ny kolejy sy lisea hanatrika ny hetsika e-LAMPS mandritra izao hamehana ara-pahasalamana izao. Ny lohahevitra? « […]

OAD Grant Enables Resumption of Academic Activities at Burkina University

Burkina Faso university

The Protect Our Stars project supported a Burkina Faso university in setting up the necessary conditions for the resumption of academic activities while protecting students and staff. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the health system, the economy and especially the educational sector in countries like Burkina Faso. In order to support the university in the […]

Pan-African School for Emerging Astronomers

The Pan-African School for Emerging Astronomers (PASEA) is an innovative short course for African university students, held by an African-led international collaboration. PASEA aims to build a critical mass of astronomers in Africa and exchange ideas about teaching across continents. PASEA was previously the West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers (WAISSYA) which was […]

Astronomy Observatory Staff Assist Community During the Pandemic

Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory Staff Assist Community

The Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory (GRAO) staff assisted their surrounding community by providing masks, soaps, sanitisers, and sensitising them about COVID-19 and how to protect themselves. PRAGSAC in collaboration with the Ghana Space Science Technology Institute (GSSTI), the Assembly woman of Kutunse electoral area and the Director of the NCCE for GA West/Amasaman engaged seven […]