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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
On Thursday 28 February, the Africa All Party Parliamentary Group’s launched its report on ‘The Future of Africa-UK Trade and Development Cooperation Relations in the Transitional and Post Brexit Period’ into Africa. Drawing on analysis from leading practitioners and scholars, as well as a two country case study, the report explores African countries’ past... more
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, 16 February 2017
The Royal African Society is delighted to announce that H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge is the organisation’s new Royal Patron. In December 2016, Her Majesty The Queen stepped down as Royal Patron of the Society after 48 years.    “We would like to thank Her Majesty The Queen for her support and her best wishes for our future. We know The Royal Family has a deep... 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

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