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January 1st, 2020

These are pictures from the Second Edition of the Africa Students and Young Professional Congress 2019.

This event took place in Nairobi, Kenya; on 19th-20th December, 2019.


November 14th, 2019

On 13th November, 2019 IEEE Tech Talk Series on Blockchain Technology took place at ASHESI University campus. Firstly, Ing Isaac Boakye delivered a presentation on IEEE Membership and it’s benefits. After that, that Dr. Narendra Kumar (the Associate Dean, BlueCrest University, Ghana) took over the session and explained the basic architecture of the block chain and the use of cryptographic algorithms in block chain.  He talked about the consensus protocol and block formation in block chain and smart contracts were also discussed. Read the rest of this entry »



September 22nd, 2019

The Action for Industry Ambassadors  workshop was held in Nairobi, Kenya on August 27th and 28th, 2019 .  It was an amazing event that brought together representatives from different countries in attendance. Represented were members from Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda, Tunisia, UK, Cyprus and Ireland. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the strategies that need to be put in place to ensure engagement with the industries in the countries. The representatives shared the best approaches that they worked with to achieve partnership in their countries and how to move forward with the results as seen. 

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September 9th, 2019

The Power Africa 2019 Conference was successfully held at the CBN ITI, Abuja, Nigeria, between 20th and 23rd of August, 2019. At the end of the Conference, the following resolutions were reached and recognized: Read the rest of this entry »


September 2nd, 2019

On Wednesday 21st August 2019, the IEEE Africa Council held an open Forum for IEEE members during the 2019 IEEE PowerAfrica Conference in Abuja. Prof Gloria Chukwudebe, Chair Africa Council declared the Forum open at about 2:36pm. She briefly outlined the objectives of the Council and the journey so far. Subsequently, Mr. Sampath Veeraraghavan (the Chair, 2019 IEEE SIGHT Steering Committee) made an eye-opening presentation on the how IEEE SIGHT works. He volunteered that he could give a webinar on how to write proposals for SIGHT projects. Read the rest of this entry »


August 16th, 2019

IEEE Liberia Subsection on Friday August 2, 2019 held its first meeting in the Liberian capital, Monrovia. The meeting took place at BlueCrest University College’s auditorium. As a result, many dignitaries, professional, senior, graduate and students members of IEEE gathered together.

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June 16th, 2019

IEEE delegation attended the Transform Africa Summit (TAS2019) that took place from 14th to 17th May 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda. The theme of the Summit was “Boosting Africa’s Digital Economy”. His Excellency Paul Kagame, the President of Rwanda declared the Summit open. In his speech, he asserted that Africa has all the required resources needed for digital transformation for economic growth. Notable government dignitaries that graced the occasion include: President of the Republic of Kenya- Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Mali- Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Read the rest of this entry »


February 22nd, 2019

Dear IEEE Members,

On behalf of the pro tem executive members, I thank the IEEE Africa Council for given us the opportunity to serve as the Pro-Tem executives, starting from 2018. Firstly, I will like to thank all the members of IEEE in Africa and solicit for more support so that we can build a strong IEEE Council in Africa.  This is because the IEEE Africa Council cannot succeed without vibrant members like you. The remarkable cooperation experience from all the Section Chairs in 2018 is commendable, more grease to your elbows in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »


December 29th, 2018

Thanks to the hard work of a core group of IEEE volunteers and professional staff partners, the IEEE Xplore Digital Library contains back issues from 2006 as well as current editions of the SAIEE Africa Research Journal. The journal from the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers publishes research, survey, and expository articles in the field of electrical, electronic, computer, information, and communications engineering. Read the rest of this entry »