RAS News

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

Komla Dumor -
Monday, 20 January 2014
Written by DMF - Website Editor
In Memoriam: Komla Dumor We, at the Royal African Society are very saddened to learn of the passing of journalist, Komla Dumor who died suddenly on Saturday 18th January; we extend our most heart-felt condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. Komla Dumor was well-known to audiences across the world and Africa as presenter of the BBC’s flagship show, Focus on Africa, and... more
Sheila Ruiz, RAS Programme Manager
Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Written by DMF - Website Editor
Sheila Ruiz, RAS Programme Manager was invited to contribute to Ideas Tap 'Job of the Week'. Read her interview here
Monday, 13 January 2014
Written by Fadil Elobeid
    [View the story "Read the forecast: Africa in 2014" on Storify]    
Thursday, 9 January 2014
Written by DMF - Website Editor
Sir John Zochonis We, at the Royal African Society extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sir John Zochonis, who died aged 84 on 30 November 2013, was an industrialist and philanthropist and for many years a supporter of the RAS individually and through his family’s company. Sir John Zochonis part of the Zochonis trading dynasty that made their fortune importing raw... more
RAS is partnering with Social Media Week Lagos 2014 - www.socialmediaweek.org/lagos
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Written by Dele Meiji Fatunla
Are you a Visionary? RAS is partnering with Social Media Week Lagos to find 55 Forward Ambassadors     In the spirit of its 2014 theme, "A Connected Africa Is the Future" SMW Lagos launches 55 FORWARD a ground-breaking initiative inviting business, tech, entertainment, and policy and media luminaries from each of Africa’s fifty-five countries... more

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