The future lies in the skies! Expanding South Africa’s radio astronomy network through cooperation

November 9, 2011

European Commission At a special meeting in the European Parliament on Monday 7 November, policymakers, experts, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and astronomers alike came together to discuss the future of radio astronomy in South Africa as well as the wider context of scientific partnership between Europe and Africa, one of the key objectives of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy adopted at the 2010 Africa-EU Summit. Read the rest of this entry »


Partnership on Science and Technology – 13th Africa EU Joint Task Force Meeting

October 31, 2011

AU/EU On the 10th and 11th of October 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, research policy leaders from the African Union and the European Union and their respective executive Commissions met to prepare a policy agenda for extended cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation between Africa and Europe. Read the rest of this entry »


Collaboration Key to Knowledge Economy

October 28, 2011

ITWeb South Africa and the European Union (EU) are collaborating on an Information Society Technologies Africa project, which provides a platform for sharing ideas on the development and implementation of ICT policies among African countries. Read the rest of this entry »


Neelie Kroes’ visit in Kenya: how ICT helps developing countries

October 10, 2011

Africa and EU in Partnership On the occasion of the Internet Governance Forum, held in Nairobi on 27-30 September 2011, the Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes visited Kenya to further explore the role of ICT in the developing world. Read the rest of this entry »


AMESD sets up Satellite Receiving Station in BCA

August 17, 2010

African Union A Satellite Receiving Station is installed in the Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) through the framework of African Monitoring of Environment for Sustainable Development (AMESD). The Satellite Receiving Station was officially launched by the Acting Principal of the BCA Read the rest of this entry »


3rd Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research – Now designated as an official side-event to the 3rd Africa-EU Summit

July 15, 2010

EU-Africa Business Forum The EuroAfrica-ICT Partnership is very pleased to announce that the ‘3rd Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research’ will be officially announced as a side-event to the “3rd Africa-EU Summit” to be held in Tripoli, Libya, on November 29-30, 2010. The 3rd Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research, which will take place in Helsinki, Finland, on December 7-8, 2010, is being organised by the EuroAfrica-ICT EU project under the aegis of the European Commission DG INFSO with the support of the Finnish Government and of the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

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Science, ICT & Space: African Union Commission and European Commission launch 6 lighthouse common projects

October 6, 2008

Science and Technology are key to developing solutions to Africa’s major challenges. Thus, at the College-to- College Meeting both partners came together to agree on common projects for the 8th Partnership, Science, Information and Space.
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