News

The Tuks Young Research Leader Programme completes a successful fifth round

The fifth round of the Tuks Young Research Leader Programme successfully completed a fifth round on 14 and 15 October. The workshop took place, for the first time, at the new Future Africa Institute. 

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Imagine this headline in 2037: "Mushrooms make Africa great again"...

Imagine this headline in 2037: "Mushrooms make Africa great again"...Future Africa's Dr Rosemary Kinge Tonjock, from Cameroon, believes the modest #mushroom could help boost #foodsecurity in Africa.

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Microsoft AI for Good workshop at Future Africa

Technology has permeated different aspects of our lives and by all indications this is only going to increase with Artificial Intelligence (AI) set to be at pole position.

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Future Africa welcomes new Director Prof Cheikh Mbow

Future Africa is excited to welcome its new Director, Prof Cheikh Mbow, who joins the team from START-International in Washington DC. 

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Could a cure for Alzheimer’s be growing in this biotechnologist’s backyard?

Could a cure for Alzheimer’s be growing in this biotechnologist’s backyard? Over 2 million dementia sufferers in sub-Saharan Africa are waiting for a cure or a treatment that does better than just slowing their deterioration. A treatment they and their families can afford and trust.

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Imagine this headline in the future: “Nigeria's 2035 youth job boom sees an economic policy shift across Africa".

It’s the year 2035. Nigeria’s massive jobs surge has prompted other African governments to adopt its youth startup funding model. 

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Plant scientist hopes to keep the forestry industry alive

The year is 2033 and the world has finally stopped a tree-killing fungus wreaking havoc on the global forestry industry, all thanks to African scientists.

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Events

FA Strategic Events

22 October

Future Africa Access Audit

23 October

DSFSI Seminar

23 October

FA Strategic Events

23 October

VC Meeting at Future Africa

23 October

FA Stratetic Events

24 October

Future Africa Operational Bookings

25 October

SAAFOST FOOD PRODUCTS SHOWCASE

25 October

UP Theology Meeting

23 – 25 October

ARTU Brics Conference

21 – 25 October

Prof Bernard Slippers

25 October

Not provided as yet.

CoE Mass Annueal Research Meeting

21 – 25 October

Workshop- FABI

25 October

ARTU Brics Conference

21 – 25 October

DUR Staff Meeting

28 October