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Quartz Africa Weekly Brief – March 24 2019

Hi, Quartz Africa readers! INVESTOR BLUES Venture capital firms have been getting most of the investor headlines in Africa over the last decade. The idea Africa’s business hubs could replicate or even do a slightly ersatz version of Silicon Valley and launch the...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest – March 22, 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events In celebration of the life of our beloved colleague, mentor, teacher and friend, Professor Pius Adesanmi (Institute of African Studies, Department of English & Department of...

Quartz Africa Weekly Brief: March 17, 2019

Hi, Quartz Africa readers! TELLING A STORY In the news media we often remind ourselves perceptions of almost any subject can be shaped over time by biased or slanted coverage. It’s not a discussion that is often examined when it comes to entertainment, but there’s...

Quartz Africa Weekly Brief – March 10 2019

Hi, Quartz Africa readers! SCHOOL DAZE Just over a year ago, a photo of Richard Appiah Akoto, a teacher in Ghana drawing the features of a Microsoft Word processing window on a blackboard, went viral. People around the world were full of admiration for his...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest – Issue of March 8 2019

Upcoming Events “The uncertain promise of future happiness: Women, youth and urban change in Ibadan, Nigeria”with Professor Grace Adeniyi OgunyankinPauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University Date: Wednesday,March 20, 2019 |...

Quartz Africa Weekly Brief: Issue of March 1, 2019

DIGITAL COMMERCE There’s a $700 billion opportunity for African countries over the next five years if they can close the gender gap of mobile phone ownership, according to GSMA, the mobile trade body. It bases that estimate on the commercial opportunity for...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest: Issue of March 1, 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events “The uncertain promise of future happiness: Women, youth and urban change in Ibadan, Nigeria”with Professor Grace Adeniyi OgunyankinPauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies,...

African Studies@Carleton Digest: February 22 2019

Upcoming Events This workshop critically assesses the global politics of China’s ambitious new grand strategy, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). As the world’s economic centre of gravity progressively moves eastwards, China is extending its trading routes and...

African Studies@Carleton Digest – February 15, 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events African Film Festival 2019 The Canadian Film Institute, CFI is proud and excited to present its 4th African Film Festival, an inspiring five-film festival of Ottawa premieres of...

African Studies@Carleton Digest – Issue of February 8, 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Special Circulation: Regular Listserv will resume February 15, 2019 Upcoming Events “The uncertain promise of future happiness: Women, youth and urban change in Ibadan, Nigeria”with Professor Grace Adeniyi...

ASG Presents FinDev Canada GRA présente FinDev Canada

The Africa Study Group is happy to announce that, in co-operation with the Centre for International Policy Studies of the University of Ottawa and with Open AIR, of UofO’s Faculty of Law, its next presentation will be by Paul Lamontagne, CEO of FinDevCanada. Mr...

African Studies@Carleton Digest: Issue of January 25 2019

Upcoming Events “The uncertain promise of future happiness: Women, youth and urban change in Ibadan, Nigeria”with Professor Grace Adeniyi OgunyankinPauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University Date: Wednesday,February 13,...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest: issue of January 18 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events “Somali Studies in Canada: Resilience and Resistance”with Professor Nimo BokoreSchool of Social Work, Carleton University Date: Wednesday,January 23, 2019 |...

ASG Presents: the Global compact and Refugees: Challenges and Opportunities for Canadian Leadership in Africa – GRA présente le Pacte mondial sur les réfugiés: Défis et possibilités pour le leadership du Canada en Afrique

The Africa Study Group is very happy to announce our next event: Professor James Milner of Carleton will present on the GLobal Compact on Refugees : Challenges and opportunities for Canadian Leadership in Africa Time: Thursday January 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 PMLocation:...

Meeting with the South African High Commissioner

On December 4th part of the Steering Committee met with the South African High Commissioner and some of her colleagues. This was part of the early stages of the Committee’s efforts to increase dialogue with the African diplomatic community in Ottawa to further our...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest – January 4 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events “Somali Studies in Canada: Resilience and Resistance” with Professor Nimo Bokore School of Social Work, Carleton University Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | 1:00pm to 2:30pm Location: Discovery...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest December 7 Edition

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events To: Institute of African Studies Community, We regret to inform you that our monthly Brownbag Seminar Series slated for December 12, 2018 will no longer hold as scheduled. We regret any...

Ethiopia’s Export Challenge

Ethiopia’s recent rapprochement with Eritrea and Somalia has breathed fresh life into the Horn of Africa. Expectations are high that we are witnessing a new era of sustained growth and greater economic integration. The government’s goal of Chinese-style growth, based...