Media Releases

 

Australia Awards – fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa

 

With approximately 24.7 million people in sub-Saharan Africa living with HIV, the Australian Government’s commitment to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS on the continent, and reducing the stigma associated with it, is underlined by its investment in Australia Awards Scholarships and Fellowships...

 

Australian support in mining and agriculture helping Africa to prosper

 

Kampala is today hosting 150 experts, officials and NGOs from across Africa at a high-level symposium on agriculture and mining supported by the Australian Government....

 

Australian Government hosts the Australia-Africa Women in Leadership Forum in Pretoria

 

The Australia-Africa Women in Leadership Forum will open on 7 July 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa.  Over 30 delegates from 13 African countries will participate in the two-day Forum titled Shaping the Future: Increasing Leadership and Opportunity for African Women....

 

Australian Government appoints second group of Australia Awards Alumni Ambassadors in Africa

 

Building on the success of the initiative launched in 2013, the Australian Government has selected the 2014 Alumni Ambassadors cohort with members from different African countries to support Australia’s scholarship program and to advance its objective of promoting development through education and training in Africa....

 

African professionals prepare for scholarships in Australia

 

The Australian Government has selected 400 African professionals from 27 African countries for Australian scholarships. There will be 380 Masters-level and 20 agricultural PhD awardees commencing studies at Australian universities from January 2013....