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  Basil Davidson with the Angolan leader Aghostino Neto in 1970, during the fierce struggle for independence from Portugal. Neto went on to... more

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Friday, 24 October 2014
Written by Hetty Bailey, Coordinator of Africa APPG
On Tuesday, the Africa APPG hosted a high-level panel discussion chaired by Baroness Kinnock. The meeting brought together Parliamentarians,... more

Gateway for Africa

The event listings site and culture blog from the Royal African Society

African Arguments

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 3:04pm
Democracy is on the line in Burkina Faso. What... more
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 10:29am
UN Peacekeeping chief Ladsous meets leaders of... more

Richard Dowden's Blog

Thursday, 16 October 2014
Written by Richard Dowden
We often get famous professors on stage for our meetings but they are not often joined by the scion of South Africa’s richest family, a rock star and the head of the British army. Last Friday night at SOAS was different. And the man who made the difference and created that strange and... more

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Women, Entirely Women/Nola. Two great films about African life from a female perspective. Poignant.smart.Unmissable http://t.co/p7subyzXPM
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RT @AfricasaCountry: Compaore is in a convoy on his way to Ghana. Someone tell him he's two months late for #ChaleWote. #lwili
1 hour 31 min ago