Since 2013, WAISSYA has been organising week-long astronomy workshops for undergraduate and post-graduate students and teachers.  The workshop, facilitated by an international team of instructors bringing a wealth of experience in different fields, offers African science students the opportunity to …

WAISSYA (West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers) is now PASEA (Pan African School for Emerging Astronomers)! Call for expressions of interest for hosting PASEA 2021. Read more »

Due to the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) the Executive Committee (EC) of the African Astronomical Society (AfAS) has made the decision to postpone the inaugural conference of the African Astronomical Society (AfAS2020), initially schedule for the 16-19th of …

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Pretoria, South Africa – (September 10, 2019) The African Astronomical Society (AfAS), is excited to congratulate the Director General of the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI), Dr. Solomon Belay Tessema, who received the ‘Higher Honor Laureate Prize’ from …

Dr. Solomon B. Tessema receives the ‘Higher Honor Laureate Prize’ from Abyssinian Award Read more »