Change Makers Gala Dinner

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  • Posted on July 30, 2016

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Join like minded guests for an evening of talks, musical performances, dinner, drink and networking to celebrate change makers that are making positive differences within our society.



Creative Campus Summer 2016

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  • Posted on July 26, 2016

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This year’s Creative Campus activities, will be focused on Website creation, promotion and monetisation.



Board Readiness Workshop

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  • Posted on July 16, 2016

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Join our workshop for aspiring directors and charity trustees to get ready and ensure you will make an effective contribution to the work of the board.



Why we haven’t given Africa’s most prestigious leadership award this year

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  • Posted on July 11, 2016

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In every country and every continent, the quality and contribution of leadership in government is critical. It is presidents and prime ministers who have the responsibility of assessing the risks, choosing the correct priorities for their country and focusing national efforts to ensure they are delivered.



From the Heart of Africa, An Action Video Game With Soul

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  • Posted on July 11, 2016

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If you’ve been playing video games a long time, parts of Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan will feel very familiar to you. But the parts that are infused with an African sensibility won’t feel familiar at all, and that’s a very good thing.



Board CV Masterclass

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  • Posted on June 30, 2016

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Create your own board ready CV at this practical workshop session, led by an expert board recruiter.



Young-on-Boards Networking Session

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  • Posted on June 24, 2016

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Come and get a chance to exchange information and ideas with experienced board members, chairpersons and recruiters from a range of organisations.



AGOA: A brief background

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  • Posted on June 13, 2016

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  • Politics / Trade

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a legislation that was signed into law by the U.S. Congress in May 2000. The Act is designed to offer “tangible incentives for African countries to continue their efforts to open their economies and build free markets.”



Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems

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  • Posted on June 13, 2016

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“Family farming is the basis for modern food provision in Africa, today and tomorrow. Its multi-functionality and sustainable productive potential is supported by extensive research evidence…Backed by appropriate research, supportive investments and adequate protection, [it] can out-perform industrial commodity production.” Good for Corporations, Bad for Producers



The Anti-Homosexual Act Is Deemed Illegal By Ugandan Court: What Now For LGBTI Ugandans?

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  • Posted on June 13, 2016

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Great news! A few days ago, Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality law was invalidated and deemed illegal by a Ugandan court, pleasing international and national human rights activists who have tirelessly campaigned for its removal. Activists are rumoured to have erupted in cheers as the court ruled the law “null and void”, while various supporters of the law,…



TTIP will not only impact people in the EU and the US, but Africa stands to lose too

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The on-going Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the U.S. and the European Union are fast becoming a primary concern of NIAS. While it is the case that TTIP has generated a great deal of commentary about its very serious implications for Western democracy, human rights, food safety, public services and environmental protection,…