Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the vice chancellor of Uganda’s premier university, Makerere has got a mention that recognises him as a fellow or member of the African Scientific Institute under the category “Black Achievers in Science and Technology.”
The African Scientific Institute fellow is a collective which shares experience, contacts and knowledge. The excited and previledged professor took to his official Facebook page to show gratitude and pleasure in an update to his followers.
“I am honoured to have been named a fellow at the African scientific institute in the category ‘Black Achievers in Science and Technology.’ I congratulate all the other black scientists in the African diaspora and Africa with whom I was recognized in the March 2020 edition.” Prof Nawangwe posted.
He also added that he pledges to continue the struggle to emancipate Africa from marginalization through his scientific work.
The African Scientific Institute is a non profit organization that inspires the young people to pursue their careers in science and technology while simultaneously representing an interdisciplinary network of scientists, engineers, technologists, mathematicians and health professionals. It also provides a forum for the exchange of technical information, expertise and professional development .
The Black Achievers in Science and Technology under which he got named in as a fellow represents a network of scientists and technologists among black people throughout the diaspora.