Approved Individual Members

Membership of the African Astronomical Society is open to professional astronomers in Africa and other parts of the world. Professional astronomers are involved in teaching and research in the fields of astronomy and astrophysics. Individual Members are admitted by the Executive Committee upon recommendation from the Membership Committee under the following categories:

  • Full member
  • Associate member
  • Student member

For the guidelines pertaining to membership click here.

Below is a list of members in good standing:

First name(s)

Last name(s)

Country

Nationality

Membership type

Abdi Derarso

Bedaso

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Abdoulaye Koto

BA

 

Senegalaise

Full

Abubakr

Ibrahim

Sudan

Sudanese

Full

ADAEZE

IBIK

Canada

NIGERIA

Full

Ahmed

Ammar

Tunisia

Tunisian

Full

Ahmed Abdelrahman

Moursi

Egypt

Egyptian

Full

Alemiye Mamo

Yacob

 

Ethiopian

Full

Alnadhief

Alfedeel

 

Sudanese

Full

Alvine

Kamaha

 

Cameroonian

Full

Alvine

Kamaha

Cameroon

cameroonian

Full

Amare

Abebe

 

Ethiopian

Full

Ambrose

Eze

 

Nigeria

Full

Amidou

Sorgho

 

Burkina Faso

Full

Andrew

Chen

United States of America

USA

Full

Avijit

Ganguly

India

Indian

Full

Ayenew

Gebreyes

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Ayenew

Gebreyes

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

AYODEJI

IBITOYE

 

Nigerian

Full

Ayodele

Periola

 

Nigerian

Full

Babatunde

Akinsanmi

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Benard

Nsamba

 

Ugandan

Full

Betelehem

Bilata

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Bipash

Das Guptas

 

Indian

Full

Bisi

Ogunwale

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Blessing

Musiimenta

Uganda

Ugandan

Full

Bonaventure Iheanyi

Okere

 

Nigerian

Full

Brian

van Soelen

South Africa

South African

Full

Carolina Johanna

Odman

 

Swedish/Swiss

Full

Case

Rijsdijk

 

Nederlands

Full

Ceren

Ulusoy

 

Turkish

Full

Charles Hosewell

McGruder

 

USA

Full

Charles Mpho

Takalana

South Africa

South African

Full

Cheikh

BOP

Senegal

Senegalese

Full

Christian

Eze

 

Nigerian

Full

Christian

Hettlage

 

German

Full

Christo

Venter

South Africa

South African

Full

Chukwujekwu Nworah

Ofodum

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Cláudio Moisés

Paulo

Mozambique

Mozambican

Full

Daniel

Cunnama

South Africa

South African

Full

David

Baratoux

France

French

Full

David Anthony Hugh

Buckley

 

South African

Full

Dejene Zewdie

Woldeyes

 

Ethiopian

Full

Dennis

Silungwe

 

Zambian

Full

Desta Fekede

Geleta

 

Ethiopian

Full

Dismas Simiyu

Wamalwa

 

kenyan

Full

Donald

Kurtz

South Africa

South African

Full

Dugasa Belay

Zeleke

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Edward

Elson

South Africa

South African

Full

Edward

Jurua

Uganda

Ugandan

Full

El-Abbas Ahmed

Endaisha

 

Libyan

Full

Elimboto Mwiki

Yohana

 

Tanzanian

Full

Elizabeth

Naluminsa

Uganda

Ugandan

Full

Emmanuel

Bempong-Manful

United Kingdom

Ghana

Full

Emmanuel

Proven-Adzri

 

Ghanaian

Full

Evans Kojo

Owusu

 

Ghanaian

Full

EVARISTUS

IYIDA

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Feraol Fana

Dirirsa

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Feven Markos

Hunde

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Feyissa Abate

Mitiku

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Fitsum

Abebe

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Geoff

Beck

South Africa

South African

Full

Getachew Mekonnen

Mengistie

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Getinet

Ayane

 

Ethiopian

Full

Gillian

Knapp

USA

USA

Full

Gloria

Raharimbolamena

Madagascar

Malagasy

Full

Habeeb

Adenle

 

Nigerian

Full

Hannah

Dalgleish

United Kindom

UK

Full

hasan

el moumni

 

Moroccan

Full

Hassan

Abdalla

Sudan

Sudanese

Full

Ikechukwu Anthony

Obi

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Ilani

Loubser

 

South African

Full

Imogen

Whittam

 

British

Full

Iniyan

Natarajan

India

Indian

Full

INNOCENT OKWUDILI

EYA

 

Nigerian

Full

Isaac

HABUMUGISHA

Uganda

Ugandan

Full

Isaac

Mutie

Kenya

Kenyan

Full

Isak Delberth

DAVIDS

 

Namibian

Full

Jabiri

Abdelhadi

 

Moroccan

Full

Jack Frederick

Radcliffe

UK

UK

Full

Jacob

Oloketuyi

 

Nigerian

Full

Jamal

Mimouni

 

 

Full

James Okwe

Chibueze

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Javier

Mejuto

Spain

Spanish

Full

Jean-Baptiste

KIKWAYA ELUO

 

DRC

Full

Jifar Raya

Jemal

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Jonathan

Spencer Jones

South Africa

South African

Full

Joseph

Ntahompagaze

Rwanda

Rwanda

Full

Karsten

Markus-Schnabel

 

German

Full

Kavilan

Moodley

 

South Africa

Full

Kenda

Knowles

South Africa

South African

Full

Kevin

Govender

South Africa

South AFrican

Full

Khadija

El Bouchefry

 

Moroccan

Full

Kumera Assefa

Tucho

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Lerothodi

Leeuw

 

 

Full

Linda

Strubbe

US, UK, Belgium

Belgian

Full

Lucia

Marchetti

Italy

Italian

Full

Manasse

Mbonye

Rwanda

Rwandan

Full

Maram

KAIRE

Senegal

Senegalese

Full

Mattia

Vaccari

Italy

Italian

Full

Mavis

Seidu

South Africa

Ghanaian

Full

Michael

Backes

Namibia

German

Full

Michael

Sarkis

South Africa

South African

Full

Mirjana

Pović

Ethiopia

Serbian/Spanish

Full

MUHAMMAD

YAHAYA

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Naftali

Kimani

Kenya

Kenyan

Full

Naomi

Asabre Frimpong

Ghana

Ghanaian

Full

Niruj Mohan

Ramanujam

 

Indian

Full

Nnaemeka

Njoku-Achu

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

NOORALI

JIWAJI

Tanzania

Tanzanian

Full

Olayinka

Fagbemiro

Nigeria

Nigeria

Full

Onyinye

Nwankwo

Brazil

Nigerian

Full

Otto

Trust

Uganda

Ugandan

Full

Oyirwoth

Abedigamba

Uganda

Ugandan

Full

Palesa

Nombula

 South Africa

 South African

Full

Patrice Martin

OKOUMA

 

Gabon

Full

Patricia Ann

Whitelock

South Africa

South African

Full

Patrick

Woudt

Netherlands

Dutch

Full

Priya

(Shah) Hasan

 

Indian

Full

Prospery

Simpemba

 

Zambian

Full

Rahul

Kothari

India

Indian

Full

Ramotholo

Sefako

South Africa

South African

Full

Rasha

Eldaly

Egypt

Egyptian

Full

Remudin Reshid

Mekuria

 

Ethiopian

Full

Renée

Kraan-Korteweg

 

Nederlands

Full

Roger

Ianjamasimanana

Madagascar

Madagascar

Full

Roger

Mayala

South Africa

Congolese

Full

Rosalind

Skelton

 

South Africa

Full

Sally

Macfarlane

South Africa

South African

Full

Sarah

Abotsi-Masters

Ghana

Dual national Ghanaian/British

Full

Sarah

White

South Africa

UK

Full

Saturnin

Enzonga Yoca

 

Congo-Brazzaville

Full

Seblu

Negu

 

Ethiopian

Full

Shambel

Akalu

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Sinenhlanhla Precious

Sikhosana

South Africa

South African

Full

Solohery

Randriamampandry

Madagascar

Malagasy

Full

Steven

Gullberg

United States of America

American

Full

Sthabile

Kolwa

South Africa

South African

Full

Sudum

Esaenwi

 

Nigerian

Full

Tahina Princy

Ranaivomanana

Madagascar

Madagascar

Full

Tana

Joseph

 

South African

Full

Tesfay Gidey

Gebremeskel

Ethiopia

Algerian

Full

Thebe

Medupe

South Africa

South African

Full

Tom

Mutabazi

Uganda

Ugandan

Full

Tombo

Rarivoarinoro

Madagascar

Malagasy

Full

Valerio

Ribeiro

 

Mozambican

Full

Vivian Nkechinyelum

Otugo

Nigeria

Nigerian

Full

Yacouba

Djabo

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Full

Yaecob Ayele

Ashemo

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Full

Yosry

Azzam

Egypt

Egyptian

Full

Young-Soo

KIM

 

Korean

Full

Youssef

Moulane

Morocco

moroccan

Full

Yunus

Manjoo

South Africa

South AFrican

Full

Zacharie Sie

KAM

Burkina Faso

Burkinabe

Full

Zara

Randriamanakoto

Malagasy

Full

Zeleke Beyoro

Amado

 

Ethiopian

Full

Zouhair

Benkhaldoun

 

Moroccan

Full

Full members = 137

First name(s)

Last name(s)

Country

Nationaliity

Membership type

Abraham

Hamilton-Etrue

Ghana

Ghanaian

Associate

Albert

Wandui

USA

kenyan

Associate

Alfred

Mishi

Nigeria

Nigerian

Associate

Alimamy

Conteh

Sierra Leon

Sierra Leon

Associate

Andoniaina

Rajaonarivelo

Madagascar

Malagasy

Associate

Miantsatiana

ANDRY

Madagascar

Malagasy

Associate

Avotra

RAKOTONIRINA

Madagascar

Malagasy

Associate

Bashir

Yusuf

 

Nigerian

Associate

Christogonus

Sunday

Nigeria

Nigerian

Associate

Dinka

Nyuywiyni

Cameroon

Cameroonian

Associate

Divya

Hurwanth

Mauritius

Mauritian

Associate

Dorcas

Oseni

Norway

Nigerian

Associate

Elochukwu

Onwughalu

 

Nigerian

Associate

EUGENE TETTEH-OWUSU

OKWEI

Ghana

Ghanaian

Associate

Fidaa

Altaib Ahmed

Sudan

Sudanese

Associate

Francia

Razafimanjato

Madagascar

Malagasy

Associate

Gabriel

Gyasi

Ghana

Ghanaian

Associate

Johannes

Allotey

United Kingdom

Ghanaian

Associate

JORBEDOM

GERALD

Nigeria

Nigerian

Associate

Joseph

Muriithi

Kenya

kenyan

Associate

Joshua

Attih

Ghana

Ghanaian

Associate

Joshua

Kalognia

 

Ghanaian

Associate

Josiah Olumuyiwa

Faniyi

 

Nigerian

Associate

Mambwe

Kapembwa

Zambia

Zambian

Associate

Mary

Olawuyi

Nigeria

Nigerian

Associate

Mehbuba Ahmed

Mohammed

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Associate

Michael

Kwame-Biney

 

Ghanaian

Associate

Mpendulo

Sibiya

South Africa

South African

Associate

Muallim

Yakubu

Nigeria

Nigeria

Associate

NNAEMEKA

IHENACHO

Nigeria

Nigerian

Associate

Notahiana

Ranaivoharimina

Madagascar

Malagasy

Associate

Ny Avo

RAKOTONDRAINIBE

Madagascar

Malagasy

Associate

Nzeussi Mbouendeu

Charles-aimé

 

Cameroonian

Associate

Precious

Sejake

South Africa

South African

Associate

Redait

Yetayew

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Associate

SEBA

SICHONE

Tanzania

Tanzanian

Associate

SHASHI KUMAR

SAMDARSHI

India

Indian

Associate

SILVER

BOMBEY

 

Cameroonian

Associate

sisay

abate

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Associate

Sofien

Kamoun

Tunisia

Tunisian

Associate

Takalani

Nemaungani

South Africa

South AFrican

Associate

Theresa

Maiyamma

 

Nigerian

Associate

Thutho

Ndlovu

South Africa

South African

Associate

Associate members = 44

First name(s)

Last name(s)

Country

Nationaliity

Membership type

Abubakar

Adam

Sudan

Sudanese

Student

Abubker

Fadl

Italy

Italian

Student

Akinfolarin

Akinola

Nigeria

Nigerian

Student

Andrews

Dzodzomenyo

Germany

Ghana

Student

Bhuti

Nkosi

South Africa

South African

Student

Brian

Bichang’a

South Africa

Kenyan

Student

Chisabi

Mukadi

Zambia

Zambian

Student

Everlynn

Muthoni

Kenya

Kenyan

Student

Forson

Albert

Mauritius

Ghanaian

Student

Grace

Katusiime

Uganda

Ugandan

Student

Herman

Randriamanantena

Madagascar

Malagasy

Student

Jo-Marie

Rossouw

South Africa

South African

Student

Kenneth

UGWU

Nigeria

Nigerian

Student

Kingsley

Ahenkora-Duodu

United Kingdom

Ghanaian

Student

Lobone

Nchoe

South Africa

South African

Student

Mansouri

Ala

Tunisia

Tunisian

Student

Marcelina

Kinyumu

Kenya

Kenyan

Student

Mohamed

Ayas MK

India

Indian

Student

Mohamed

Ayas MK

India

Indian

Student

Nnaji

Jude

Nigeria

Nigeria

Student

NOBEL ABONEH

ASHAGRIE

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Student

NWANKWO

LAWRENCE

Nigeria

Nigerian

Student

Okeke

Michael

Nigeria

Nigerian

Student

Okpala

Mary

Nigeria

Nigerian

Student

Priscilla

Muheki

Uganda

Ugandan

Student

TonyLouis Verberi

Fondzenyuy

Canada

Cameroonian

Student

VIMAL

M

India

Indian

Student

Student members = 28

Total membership = 227