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RAS News

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

Thursday, 28 July 2016
Written by Africa APPG
These are meeting minutes from the Africa APPG & RAS event in parliament on the 20th July 2016. An audio recording of the event in available here.  On the 20th July, the Africa APPG together with RAS arranged an panel meeting in parliament. This discussion brought together various stakeholders to discuss the impacts of Brexit on the EU and UK’s trade agreements with African... 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
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Written by Naomi Hirst, Hetty Bailey, Katie Lawson & Will Archer
On 12 May the Prime Minister hosted an international Anti-Corruption Summit in London. Representatives from over 40 countries agreed to a series of practical steps to ‘expose corruption so there is nowhere to hide; punish the perpetrators and support those affected by corruption; and drive out the culture of corruption wherever it exists.’ On 10 May James Duddridge MP,... more
Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Written by Hetty Bailey, Africa APPG Policy & Research Coordinator
This is a meeting memo from the Africa All Party Parliamentray Group. A full audio recording of the event together with slides from the panel presentations is available here.                                                            ... more

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