News

COVID-19 Research Continuity Plan | UP Emergency Response Protocol | UP Residences Closure

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International Women's Day Feature by Dr. Tonjock Rosemary Kinge: Mentorship to get more females in STEM, a must for Africa

On International Women's Day, which is celebrated every year on the 8th of March, ASLP fellow, Dr. Tonjock Rosemary Kinge, writes for us about why Africa needs mentorship for females to get them interested in STEM fields.

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Q & A with Dr. Connie Nshemereirwe

We sat down for a Q & A with Dr. Connie Nshemereirwe a member of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) steering committee, Co-Chair of the Global Young Academy, an independent science and policy facilitator, a trainer, writer, and speaker to find out how she got involved with the Africa Science leadership program.

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Chef Jelele: Using Future Africa gardens to create unique dishes

After working for 20 years in some of the most prestigious hotels, Chef Jelele decided to move to Future Africa to try something different, that would challenge him to move out of his comfort zone.

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Future Africa Director Prof Cheikh Mbow leads UP delegation to Japan to drive Africa-Asia collaboration

The Director of Future Africa Professor Cheikh Mbow together with a delegation from the University of Pretoria (UP) recently visited Japan to deepen partnerships with Japanese institutions. 

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Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. Nicolas Kagimu

When Dr. Kagimu talks about nematology, you are transported on a journey that makes you start to appreciate the diverse group of roundworms that occur worldwide in virtually every environment.

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Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. Alice Nabatanzi

Dr. Alice Nabatanzi was mentored into Natural Products Phytopharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals directly after high school and has continued on the same career path to where she is today. 

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Events

Africa Week

30 March – 03 April

University of Pretoria's Africa Week

Film History Symposium

02 – 04 April

A three day Symposium with presentations in parallel sessions and film screenings

Coaching Workshop

05 April

Coaching workshop for TuksNetball club members, HCert students and outreach members within

CBI-UPM Meeting

06 April

COES Review of Public Health & Public Management First Modules

07 April

Microsoft

07 April

8 April 2020

07 April

Writing Retreat

05 – 08 April

Sexualities and Gender Workshop

09 April

Workshop based on sexuality and gender.

FA Post Doc Workshop

14 April

Workshop on Race,Africannes and Whiteness

16 April

Workshop based on race,africanness and whiteness.

Microsoft Legal Fraternity Engagement

16 April

Workshop based on Legal Fraternity.

SASUF Meeting

15 – 16 April

Embassy of Finland

22 April

Wilna Eksteen Meeting

23 – 24 April