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Mon, 22/01/2018 - 6:30pm to Tue, 23/01/2018 - 8:00pm
Africa in 2018: Prospects & Forecasts London: Monday 22 January 2018, SOAS Edinburgh: Tuesday 23 January 2018, University of Edinburgh... more
Sat, 03/02/2018 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Celebrating Buchi Emecheta Date & Time: 09:30-20:00, Saturday 3 February 2018 Venue: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre &... more

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RAS News

Thursday, 23 November 2017
As part of international events marking Ghana’s 60th anniversary of independence, President Nana Akufo-Addo addressed an audience at a public... more

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Thanks to all speakers and audience for a great discussion. To find out more about Royal African Society and how to… https://t.co/N0P4RxBcyS
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Natznet Tesfay - a lot more of Africans telling their own stories, and there is a market for this
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Director's Blog

Monday, 27 November 2017
Written by Nicholas Westcott
I arrived at the Royal African Society on 1 November from seven years working on Africa and the Middle East in Brussels. It is invigorating to make a fresh start working with the continent I know better than any except my own, and the RAS is the place to do it. My first few weeks in the job have... more