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The Royal African Society is looking for volunteers with a passion for African literature to help run Africa Writes, which returns for its fourth year running!
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Written by Shushan Tewolde-Berhan
Image Credit: Yves Salmon, Africa Writes, 2014 Africa Writes 2015 – Call out for Volunteers   Job Title... more

African Arguments

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 3:24pm
Pierre Nkurunziza’s attempts to serve a... more
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 2:19pm
I wonder what went on in Hashim Mbita’s mind as... more

Richard Dowden's Blog

Suddenly the British election has an international issue: African migration to Europe. The sight of boatloads of poor Africans heading towards our southern European beaches induces primeval fears of being overrun. Keep them out! The sight of drowned bodies of men, women and children in the water... more

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