Who we are

The East African Astronomical society (EAAS) is an astronomical body established by the different East African countries to promote astronomy in the region. At the moment the member countries involved are Brundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. However, this list is expected to include other countries in the region in the near future.

Interim Office Bearers of the EAAS
Chairman: Prof. Paul Baki, PhD, FKNAS (Kenya)
Vice-Chairman: Edward Jurua, PhD (Embarara University, Uganda)
Secretary General: Bosco Oruru, PhD (Embarara University, Uganda)
Assistant Secretary General: Abiy Tekola, PhD (Las Cumbres Observatory/ South African Astronomical Observatory, Ethiopia)
Treasurer: Pheneas Nkundabakura, PhD (Rwanda)
Assistant Treasurer: Pierre Nzohabonayo, PhD (Burundi)
Editor-in-Chief: Hashim Nadir, PhD (Kenya)
Assistant Editor-in-chief: Tolu Biressa (Ethiopia)
Student representative: Joeline Ezekiel (Tanzania)