British grant gives KOTI a kick start

British grant gives KOTI a kick start In November 2017, an international grant of Kshs 14 million was awarded towards the setting up of a research-level astronomical observatory in Kenya, starting with the identification of a suitable site. It came from the UK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) through scientists at the UK Astronomy Technology […]

Building two outreach observatories​

Building two outreach observatories At the last of the conferences in 2019, it was resolved that two small ‘outreach’ observatories be established at sites accessible from Kenya’s main urban centres, where many of Kenya’s university campuses are to be found. These would enable students to understand the fundamentals of operation in a manner that can […]