Scientists Reclaiming Their Place in Africa

Speaking on a presidential panel at the Next Einstein Forum 2018, a global gathering that drew over 1500 scientists, businesspersons and policymakers, Rwandan president Paul Kagame, the African Union chair, has reiterated his support for science-related initiatives and committed to rallying his African counterparts to boost the sector. He has said the advancements in science can be used to facilitate the continent's development agenda.



Photo: New Times

Presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Macky Sall of Senegal (centre) pose for a group photo with 17 African scientists who were recognised for their outstanding contribution towards advancing science on the continent.

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