Our Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Cambridge at a special Autumn Networking Reception

Monday, 17 September 2018
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Royal African Society
 
 
Our Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Cambridge at a special Autumn Networking Reception 

We were delighted to welcome HRH The Duke of Cambridge to his first Royal African Society event on 12 September. The Duke joined our Autumn Networking Reception, held at the British Academy, attended by over 200 guests. HRH heard first-hand about the wide variety of activities the Society undertakes and chatted to many of our key partners, members and friends.

Introduced by the Society's Chair, Zeinab Badawi, The Duke gave a short speech reflecting on his passionate interest in Africa and his enthusiasm to engage with both the continent and the Royal African Society. Click to see the short video extract here:

 

The Duke also took part in a round-table discussion before the event about the current state of Africa, with a selected group of African and international experts.