RAS News

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

Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Written by Henrietta Bailey-Morgan (Policy & Advocacy Coordinator)
The APPG Africa report on Visa problems for African visitors to the UK was launched in the House of Commons in July. Before parliament was dissolved, the APPG for Africa together with the Royal African Society renewed calls for the submission of recent case studies. Having additional and new examples is essential to help demonstrate the ongoing and systemic nature of the problems previously... more
Thursday, 7 November 2019
Written by The Royal African Society and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Putting mental health in Africa on the global health agenda: The Royal African Society and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine host landmark conference at the Wellcome – London, 20 November 2019 London, Thursday 7 November 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Royal African Society and the Centre for Global Mental Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine... more
Monday, 3 June 2019
Written by Sheila Ruiz, Marcelle Mateki Akita, Caitlin Pearson
The offer of contemporary African arts and culture currently presented in the UK is limited, but there is a clear openness and appetite amongst audiences for more. A report launched by the Royal African Society on Monday 3rd June 2019 in partnership with the British Council, presents original research on present-day public perceptions and audience engagement with contemporary African... more
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Written by Hetty Bailey, Policy & Advocacy Coordinator
The APPG for Africa together with AFFORD and the APPG for Malawi are gathering evidence and information on following questions: 1) What is your experience of supporting African nationals in applying for visas to attend conferences / events / training sessions in the UK? 2) How many times have you supported African nationals to apply for a UK visa, of whatever type? 3) How many were... more
Monday, 17 September 2018
Written by Royal African Society
    Our Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Cambridge at a special Autumn Networking Reception  We were delighted to welcome HRH The Duke of Cambridge to his first Royal African Society event on 12 September. The Duke joined our Autumn Networking Reception, held at the British Academy, attended by over 200 guests. HRH heard first-hand about the wide variety of... more

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