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

Poster about an event at which RAS Director Richard Dowden will speak. Event Name is:  “African Tigers: Prospects for Growth amongst the Bottom Billion
Monday, 15 April 2013
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Victoria Crawford, Africa All Party Parliamentary Group Research Co-ordinator
Monday, 8 April 2013
Written by Interview By Dele Meiji Fatunla
  The Africa All Party Parliamentary Group, supported administratively by the Royal African Society, has the aim of promoting and raising Africa’s profile in the UK Parliament, through research and advocacy; chaired by Hugh Bailey MP for York Central. The APPG  is now seven years old, and has an established presence in the UK's Parliament on African issues. We caught up with... more
Shana Mongwanga, social activist and film-maker
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Written by Shana Mongwanga
"We need to challenge negative perceptions of African Women" To mark International Women’s Month 2013, we invited contributions from a number of influential women from a variety of professional backgrounds, of both African and Non-African descent, and all engaged with the progress of women from the continent around the world. We asked them a series of questions including... more
Toyin Dada, Director, AFFORD Business Centre
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Written by Toyin Dada
  To mark International Women’s Day 2013, we asked for a contribution from a number of women from a variety of professional backgrounds, of both African and Non-African descent, but all engaged with the progress of women on the continent around the world. We asked them a series of questions including what more needs to be done to address the challenges facing African women in the 21st... more
Sara Blecher, Film-maker, Otelo Burning
Sunday, 24 March 2013
Written by Sara Blecher
  "Rebuilding Family structures is crucial to empowering South Africa's women"   To mark International Women’s Month 2013, we invited contributions from a number of influential women from a variety of professional backgrounds, of both African and Non-African descent, and all engaged with the progress of women from the continent around the world. We... more

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