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When - 29/4/2020
Please note – this event is postponed until further notice due to coronavirus COVID-19 Launch of the latest book in the African Arguments series. Amidst the tu...
Dear members and friends, Like everyone, the Royal African Society has been impacted by the coronavirus Covid-19. I thought it sensible to let you know how we will be operating and what we will be doing as long as the emergency lasts. Fortunatel...
The coronavirus Covid-19 has delivered a massive shock to the world. We will all be adjusting to it not just for months but for years. It has major implications for Britain, for Africa and for the whole world, and it is not too soon to start thinking about the...
As the crash in the crude oil price this week has deepened the sell-off in financial markets on the back of the coronavirus, so we are being treated to memorable quotes and alarmist forecasts in the media. One of our favourites is the catchy “$20 in 2020”....
The Franc Zone is vulnerable to the criticism that it is a colonial arrangement. It consists of fourteen countries on mainland Africa, all but two of which are former French colonies. (There is a separate arrangement with the Comoros.) The currency, the CFA ...