Newsletter of the African Mathematical Union's Comission on the History of Mathematics in Africa. The newsletter includes bibliographies, book reviews, web sites, meetings, research reports, addresses of scholars. Part of Mathematicians of the African Diaspora. Both sites are maintained by Professor Scott W. Williams, Mathematics Dept., State Univ. of New York at Buffalo. [KF] http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/AMU/amuchma_online.html
Articles, interviews by and about Dr. Emeagwali, Nigerian computer scientist/engineer,
who won the 1989 Gordon Bell Prize in computer science. "The Gordon
Bell Prize competition recognizes outstanding achievements in the application
of parallel processing to practical scientific and engineering problems"
"a non-profit organization established in November of 1999 in Detroit Michigan - USA, by Ethiopian-born Physicians, Dentist, Nurses, Pharmacists, Healthcare and Non-Medical Professionals now living and working in the United States and Canada." Members volunteer one to two weeks each year working in Ethiopian hospitals and clinics. Describes projects, essays such as "Reversing the Brain Drain; A Personal Testimony", speeches such as "Forging Synergy within the Ethiopian Diaspora". Based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. [KF] http://www.enahpa.org/
"non-profit organization founded in 1982 to promote the advancement
of science and technology among peoples of African descent...The current
membership represents a wide range of nationalities from Africa, the Caribbean
and the Americas. Membership is open to all who share the goals of the Society."
Has the abstracts of its 1998 conference, "Biotechnology & Biodiversity
- a challenge for the development of agricultural, bio-medical & pharmaceutical
sectors in Africa and the Caribbean."Based in Wilmington, Delaware. http://theisas.com/
Established 1997. "the only body representing Nigerian Medical doctors and allied professionals in the British Isles. Our recent projects ..... the provision of medical books to Nigerian Universities as well as the donation of a truckload of medical equipment to primary care centres in Nigeria." Holds an annual conference. [KF] http://www.mansag.org/