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RAS News

The RAS News blog features news on our latest activities and selected content from African Arguments Online

Wednesday, 1 May 2013
Written by Dele Meiji Fatunla
  Dear twitter followers and digital movers and shakers, We are very excited about the return of our festival, Africa Writes - the biggest and boldest celebration of African literature in London - and we’d love you to help us make our voice louder and spread the word about the festival to as many people as possible. We are running a competition with some great prizes for our... more
Poster about an event at which RAS Director Richard Dowden will speak. Event Name is:  “African Tigers: Prospects for Growth amongst the Bottom Billion
Monday, 15 April 2013
Written by DMF - Website Editor
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Africa Day 2013 at the London Business School
Monday, 15 April 2013
Written by DMF - Website Editor
Victoria Crawford, Africa All Party Parliamentary Group Research Co-ordinator
Monday, 8 April 2013
Written by Interview By Dele Meiji Fatunla
  The Africa All Party Parliamentary Group, supported administratively by the Royal African Society, has the aim of promoting and raising Africa’s profile in the UK Parliament, through research and advocacy; chaired by Hugh Bailey MP for York Central. The APPG  is now seven years old, and has an established presence in the UK's Parliament on African issues. We caught up with... more
Shana Mongwanga, social activist and film-maker
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Written by Shana Mongwanga
"We need to challenge negative perceptions of African Women" To mark International Women’s Month 2013, we invited contributions from a number of influential women from a variety of professional backgrounds, of both African and Non-African descent, and all engaged with the progress of women from the continent around the world. We asked them a series of questions including... more