IAEA Approves Nuclear, Cancer Treatment Reactor Projects for Nigeria

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has given Nigeria the go ahead to embark on five critical projects in nuclear power energy, cancer management, livestock production, governmental and regulatory infrastructure for nuclear and radiation safety and radiation oncology. The projects due to commence in 2020, were approved under the Country Programme Framework document. The Minister […]

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Ghana commemorates International Day of Medical Physics

The Ghana Society for Medical Physics has commemorated the 2018 International Day of Medical Physics, with a seminar in Accra on the theme: “Medical Physics for Patient Benefit”. The annual event is celebrated on November 7, on the birthday of Marie Curie, a popular female scientist who pioneered research in radiation. It seeks to raise […]

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Akufo-Addo must actualise Ghana’s nuclear dream

After decades of stop-start journeys to nuclear, Egypt last month announced that it had sealed a $700 million deal with USA-based General Electric (GE) to supply turbine and generator units for the country’s maiden Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). Like Ghana, that country’s civilian nuclear programme suffered a tortuous journey until around 2012 when it was […]

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Maiden LOC Dish Conversion Worksop Meeting Held in Accra

The first meeting of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the workshop on conversion of ex-telecommunication earth station antennas into functional radio telescopes was held in Accra. The Workshop will be hosted by GSSTI in collaboration with the Development through Radio Astronomy Global Network with support from the Global Challenges Research Fund, United Kingdom. It […]

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