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Tue, 05/05/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
   Date & Time: Tuesday 5 May 2015, 6:00PM-8:00PM Venue: Room 116, SOAS University Speaker: Vamba Sherif, author,... more

RAS News

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

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 2:06pm
With less than a month until the swearing in of... more
Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 10:33am
Monrovia, the capital of Liberia (photo by R.Akum... 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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