The RAS News blog features news on our latest activities and selected content from African Arguments Online.
The Royal African Society is looking for volunteers with a passion for African literature to help run Africa Writes, which returns for its fourth year running!
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Image Credit: Yves Salmon, Africa Writes, 2014 Africa Writes 2015 – Call out for Volunteers Job Title Africa Writes 2015 Volunteer Working hours Minimum of 2 shifts throughout Africa Writes (3 - 5 July) Location The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB... more
NEW Africa APPG inquiry: Call for written evidence on community led health systems & the Ebola outbreak
Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Image Credit: DFID A convoy of vehicles loaded with generators and other supplies from DFID arrives at the Kerry Town Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone. It has been more than a year since the start of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and a disease which started with a fearsome reputation has delivered one of the most horrifying public health crisis in recent history. The... more
The International Development APPGs high-level meeting with Amina Mohammed, The UN Special Advisor on Post 2015 Development Planning
Sunday, 15 March 2015
Image: Photo taken at UKAPPGsIntDev meeting with Amina J Mohammed, Lord Loomba, Lord McConnell & Stephen O'Brien (left to right) March 2015 The meeting was attended by MPs, Peers, NGO representatives and post-2015 liaison officers from a number of government departments and representatives of embassies of the developing world. The Meeting was... more
Friday, 13 March 2015
Click image to read the full article: Voluminous life of West Africa’s BoJo, 12 February 2015 Other Media from launch of My Watch: Obasanjo's Autobiography: Daily Trust: Obasanjo: It’s an insult to question Buhari’s credentials, Thu, 12 February 2015 -Ibrahim Chinoko www.naij.com - Launch Of Obasanjo's Book 'My Watch' In London (PHOTOS) -... more
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Copies of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo's 'My Watch' are being sold by Arthur Probsthain and Central Books. To purchase these books please contact: Arthur Probsthain’s Bookshop 41 Great Russell Street, City of London, Greater London WC1B 3PE firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7636 1096 Central Books Mail Order Department... more