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Élections présidentielles du Mali – quel bilan?

Il faut d’abord saluer les efforts faits pour que ces élections puissent se tenir sur tout le territoire du pays. Il y a eu des incidents malheureux certes, dont l’assassinat d’un directeur de bureau de vote au second tour, et la fermeture de bureaux de votes. Le...

The Red Sea Ports

As the rapid Eritrean-Ethiopian peace process increasingly captivates observers, the long-ignored Red Sea is also being thrust back into the spotlight. The 2300 km inlet, geographically separating continental Asia and Africa, is now at the epicenter of a high-stakes...

Ethiopia in an African Context: a country in a category of its own.

Ethiopia is a country with unique history and present. A nation united where pride in being “Ethiopian” is unwavering regardless of political or social differences. Distinct culture in food, clothing and social behaviour. King Menelik II said in 1909 “There was never...

Africa’s Domestic Revenue: Untapped Source of Growth?

Discussions of development issues in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend not to focus on the importance of countries’ capacities to optimize domestic revenue sources. Improving the capacity of Sub-Saharan African governments to raise revenue from domestic sources...

Reportages sur les migrants en Méditerranée

Quelques reportages récents sur cette tragédie humaine. Film français: https://ici.tou.tv/les-migrants-ne-savent-pas-nager/S01E01 Les migrants, une tragédie sans...

News from our members – nouvelles de nos membres: Nina EMEFA

Nina is working at Global Affairs Canada and is responsible for Grand Challenges Canada. The video is in French, but here is a transcript in English: My name is Emefa Nina Womitso-Mawulawoe, and I work in the Social Development Partnerships Office, GAC. I have two...

Remembering Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936-2018)

One of our members, and former member of ASG Steering Committee, Ian Ferguson, wrote an article on Winnie Mandela that was published in the paper version of the Global and Mail on Saturday, April 7, 2018. After South Africa’s first democratic elections, Mrs. Mandela...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest: Issue of March 23, 2018

Upcoming Events   Out of Fragility?  This panel will discuss how Bangladesh, Rwanda and Mozambique emerged out of fragility. The panelists will identify factors which enabled these three countries to increase state capacities and investigate whether these three...

L’Approvisionnement responsable et le secteur minier artisanal

Un panel et discussion avec Joanne Lebert, Zuzia Danielski et Victoria Reichel d’Impact (impacttransform.org auparavant Partnership Afrique-Canada) DATE: Mercredi, le 28 mars, 17h30 à 19h30 LIEU: Salle Richmond, Hôtel de ville d’Ottawa, 110 avenue Laurier ouest...

Responsible Sourcing and the Artisanal Mining Sector

A Panel and Discussion with Joanne Lebert, Zuzia Danielski and Victoria Reichel of Impact (impacttransform.org formerly Partnership Africa-Canada)  WHEN: Wednesday, March 28, 5:30PM to 7:30PM WHERE: Richmond Room, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier West Biographies: Joanne...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest: Issue of February 23, 2018

Upcoming Events 2018 FPA Research Excellence Award Symposium When: February 26, 2018 | 1PM Where: Conference Room, Richcraft Hall See here for more information       Book Launch: Bridging Ethnic Divides and Building Peace: Lessons from Kenya’s...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest: Issue of February 09, 2018

Upcoming Events   Sino-Africa Relationship: Africa-China Reporting Project When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 1:00 PM Where: The Arts Lounge, 2017 Dunton Tower See more information here   2018 FPA Research Excellence Award Symposium When: February 26,...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest: Issue of January 26, 2018

Upcoming Events     Black History Month|Public Lecture by Professor Pablo Idahosa (York University) When: February 9, 2018 | 6:30PM Where: 303 Paterson Hall (Humanities Lounge) Wine & Cheese Reception follows For more information and to RSVP see here    ...