Africa needs to lead on the ‘quantum revolution’ – Sci Dev Net

Thierry Zomahoun is the president and chief executive officer of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), and founder and chairman of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), which helps foster collaboration among young African scientists. In an effort to raise Africa’s profile in how science and mathematics can address development challenges, Zomahoun is promoting NEF’s scientific programme […]


MasterCard FDN brings education and employment conference to Kigali

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program hosted its annual learning conference on Oct. 17-19, at the Kigali Convention Center. The event, The Future of Work in Africa, brought together more than 100 participants including university presidents, non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders, and program administrators from the Scholars Program network of 28 university and NGO partners. Other participants included […]

Prof. David Kribs leads successful AIMS delegation to University of Southampton

AIMS International Academic Advisor Prof. David Kribs led an AIMS delegation to the University of Southampton as part of the initiation of a new ForExcellence partnership on May 18. Earlier in March, a Southampton delegation visited AIMS South Africa and participated in a signing ceremony for the partnership. The visit to Southampton provided local faculty, staff, […]


World class ecosystem of pan-African transformation through mathematical sciences debuts in Rwanda

(April 3 – KIGALI, Rwanda) Africa’s first and largest network of centres of excellence, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), in partnership with the Government of Rwanda, announced the launch of AIMS in Rwanda, an ecosystem of pan-African transformation that will leverage scientific innovation, learning and research to apply solutions to the continent’s challenges. […]


Le prochain Einstein sera africain – Quebec Science

L’Afrique est riche en cerveaux. Mais pour que ses chercheurs puissent faire des découvertes qui changeront le monde, la communauté scientifique internationale doit les aider. Les prochaines grandes percées scientifiques se feront en terre africaine, d’après Thierry Zomahoun, président-directeur général de l’African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS). Présent dans six pays, cet établissement a été […]