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Webinar about the image of the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

The African Astronomical Society is organising a public webinar…

Postdoctoral Position in Stellar Astrophysics North-West University, Mahikeng Campus

Description: The Physics group at the Mahikeng Campus of the…

Announcement: 6th Oukaimeden International School for Astrophysics (OISA)

Sixth Oukaimeden International School for Astrophysics (OISA)…

Séances virtuelles du Orion AstroLab

The ORION Astro Lab project (training for club leaders in astronomy)…

Newly elected Executive Committee member of the African Astronomical Society

We extend our congratulations to the newly elected committee…

Pan-African Planetary and Space Science Network (PAPSSN) – Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Programme

Applications are invited from African nationals for scholarships…

Call for proposals launched to achieve the Vision 2024

The organising committee of the IAU General Assembly 2024 has…

Special session at the African Astronomical Society Annual Meeting

The special session builds on the progress made at the Forum…

FIRST EVER AFRICAN WOMEN IN ASTRONOMY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Cape Town – 2 March 2022 Two exceptional women in science…

10 December: Come hear about the JWST, by JWST scientists

JWST stands for James Webb Space Telescope. This is the new…

Solar Eclipse of 4 December 2021

The moon will pass in front of the sun, covering it on 4 December…

OUT NOW: African Science Stars, Special Astronomy and Space issue

Science Stars is pleased to announce the availability of the…
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Africa Forum Participants List

(in alphabetical order by name - total of 430 registered participants…

Interview about AfAS in Scientia Magazine

Scientia Magazine features a rich issue about Astronomy in Africa…

Large fireball illuminates Southern African skies

On the evening of August 24, a bright object traveling fast…