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

Thursday, 2 March 2017
Written by Boko Inyundo
An article by Boko Inyundo, a Senior Marketing Manager aligned to the Technology Sector at the global law firm DLA Piper International LLP; a Non-Executive Advisor with De Charles LLP; a Council Member of the Royal African Society; and a Board Member with the African Foundation for Development.   Clearly the dust will take time to settle before the impact of Brexit on... more
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Africa Writes is back! Friday 30 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 Brought to you by The Royal African Society   Join us for an exciting summer weekend at the British Library celebrating the best of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora. Last year we were joined by 67 guest contributors and writers from 18 different countries, and a London audience of nearly 2000... more
Thursday, 2 February 2017
The Royal African Society’s annual literature festival, Africa Writes, is delighted to announce a partnership with Jalada Africa on the inaugural Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival, travelling through 5 East African countries in 28 days.   A hybrid between a traditional place-based festival and a bus tour, the festival will cover 5 countries and 12 towns: Kenya (... more
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
This morning, The Royal African Society (RAS) hosted a business breakfast entitled “Japan & Africa: A new kind of relationship?”, in association with the Government of Japan. The event was a pre-cursor to the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 27-28 August – the first ever... more
Thursday, 30 June 2016
Written by Site Editor
​This morning, The Royal African Society hosted His Excellency Kayode Fayemi, Minister for Solid Minerals. He addressed RAS members on 'Mining for Prosperity' and on his ministry's objective of increasing the mining industry’s contribution to Nigeria’s GDP. Among the key highlights of his address were: his ministry’s completion of a revalidation process to... more

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