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     Alternative forms of Protest in Africa Date & Time: Friday 21 July, 12:30-13:30 Venue: ... more
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  Kenya Pre-Election Briefing   Date & Time: Wednesday 2nd August, 18:30 - 20:30   Venue: Khalili... more

African Arguments

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 6:47pm
With crucial details about the $2 billion loans... more
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 11:09am
With crucial details about the $2 billion loans... more

RAS News

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Richard Dowden is to retire as the Executive Director of the Royal African Society (RAS) after more than 15 years leading the organisation. He... more

Richard Dowden's Blog

Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Written by Richard Dowden
During the 1960s and 1970s, the exiled African National Congress was a sad organisation. At anti-apartheid meetings, its representatives gave dreary speeches heavily accented with Marxist revolutionary language. They always moved in groups and, as a journalist, I found it difficult to get to anyone... more

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