RAS News

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

Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Written by Caitlin Pearson
That's a wrap for Film Africa 2018! 39 films. 18 world, EU and UK Premieres. 15 African countries. 10 visiting filmmakers and talent. Q&As, panels, live music, parties, school screenings, family activities and other special events! All of that over 10 days, across 5 London venues! Film Africa’s 8th edition drew to a close on Sunday, 11 November, to a sold out screening of... 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
Thursday, 17 March 2016
Written by Anita Makri- SciDev.Net
  The outbreak of Ebola that devastated West Africa is out of the media spotlight, and no doubt many of us have wondered what happened to all those debates over lessons to be learned. A panel discussion at the United Kingdom’s Parliament delved into this issue last week.   The event was organised by the Africa All Party Parliamentary Group to launch its report... more
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Written by Hetty Bailey & Nick Westcott
Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development Launch of the latest book in the African Arguments series, in partnership with the International Africa Institute and Zed Books. Wednesday 19 September 2018, SOAS. Speakers: Mick Moore, Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies Henry Saka, Commissioner of Domestic Taxes, Uganda Revenue Authority Jalia Kangave,... more
Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Written by Film Africa
Film Africa 2018 celebrates key industries and groundbreaking storytelling across the continent 2 - 11 November, venues across London London, Wednesday 3 October 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal African Society, returns for its eighth consecutive year on Friday 2 to Sunday 11... more

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