RAS News

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

Thursday, 19 April 2018
  This week the UK hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, with various activities for 53 Commonwealth member states, including 19 African countries. We were delighted to organise the following three events for our corporate members and partners on Tuesday 17th April:   ‘Economies to Watch: Driving Ghana's transformation & growth... more
Thursday, 17 March 2016
Written by Anita Makri- SciDev.Net
  The outbreak of Ebola that devastated West Africa is out of the media spotlight, and no doubt many of us have wondered what happened to all those debates over lessons to be learned. A panel discussion at the United Kingdom’s Parliament delved into this issue last week.   The event was organised by the Africa All Party Parliamentary Group to launch its report... more
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 April 2018 “Warsan Shire headlines the 2018 Africa Writes festival”   In her first UK public appearance since her poetry reached millions of people in Beyonce's visual album Lemonade, poet Warsan Shire will headline Africa Writes festival in London, Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual African literature festival... more
Monday, 9 April 2018
Are you passionate about African film?  We are currently looking for an experienced Festival Producer to deliver this year's Film Africa festival! This is a great opportunity to join the dynamic Royal African Society team! Deadline: Monday, 9 April, 5PM.  Film Africa is London's biggest annual celebration of the best African cinema brought to you by the Royal African... more
Friday, 23 March 2018
Written by Boko Inyundo, RAS Council Member
      Article by Boko Inyundo following the Royal African Society's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) event held on 22nd March 2018   Context What an inspirational event we had on the evening of 22nd March 2018 that was led by the Royal Africa Society and Dalberg Advisors with The Africa Club at London Business School kindly hosting the gathering. Together with... more

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