After a series of lunches at FABI in 2018, the TYRLP fellows held their first lunch at the Future Africa campus on the 17th of July 2019.

On the 16th of July, 2019, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Professor Tawana Kupe, hosted the 23rd lecture in the UP Expert Lecture Series at Future Africa titled “World's first 3D-printed middle-ear transplant: Technological Advances in the 4IR”.

"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children." -Nelson Mandela

On the 2nd of July, 2019, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) hosted a Stakeholder Awareness Workshop on the 2019 White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation on the Future Africa Conference Centre, at the University of Pretoria. 

The Virtual Irrigation Academy (VIA) is having a two-day expo and conference at the  Future  Africa Campus.

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Twana Kupe took some time off his busy schedule to share a special dinner with the Early Career Research Leader Fellowship (ECRLF) fellows.

UP Future Africa hosts international low-cost viral diagnostics workshop featuring open-source technologies. 

The launch of Future Africa at the University of Pretoria is a “timely response to placing science, technology and innovation at the centre of Africa’s development”.

The Future Africa Academic Strategy Group meets regularly to create and solidify the strategy through which Future Africa will transform the world through African research excellence.

Africa has and faces challenges that can appear overwhelmingly complex and immutable. So often calls to actions approach this with force, vigour and the banging of drums – “overturn structures”, “rebuild from scratch”, “FIX”. Revolutions are important.

The fifth round of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) commenced on 22 March and successfully came to a close at the official Future Africa launch.

The year is 2038. A deadly tropical disease that causes large ulcers on the skin has just been eradicated in Ghana. Doesn’t that sound like a future scenario we all dream about for Africa? Well, ambitious scientists working together across the continent could bring us closer to this particular dream.