The much-anticipated opening ceremony for the Africa Centres of Excellence for Development Impact Project was held on the morning of Wednesday 20th February 2019 at Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti City, Djibouti.
At least 450 Higher Education stakeholders (representing over 30 nationalities) gathered in Djibouti to attend a string of meetings under the banner of the Africa Higher Education Centres of Excellence (ACE) Project from 18 – 26 February 2019.
The Secretary General of the Association of African Universities (AAU) on behalf of the Governing Board and African Universities, expresses our profound shock at the passing of Ghana's Nobel Peace Laureate and her finest international diplomat of all-time, Busumru Dr. Kofi Annan, which sad event occurred in the early hours of Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Berne, Switzerland. He was 80.
The East Africa Regional Office for the Association of African Universities (AAU) was launched in Khartoum Sudan on the 14th March 2018. Other AAU regional offices will be launched in North Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa. The main goal of the AAU East Africa Regional Office is to increase the impact of AAU activities in East Africa and maximize the benefits of AAU to the membership universities in East Africa.
This is a call to Vice Chancellors, Rectors, Presidents, Deans, Head of Departments and Senior Leaders of African Higher Education Institutions to explore collaborating with the Institute for the Advancement of Developing Economies (IADE) through its proprietary Higher Education Capacity Building (HECB) Program. Special benefits accrue for members of the Association of African Universities.