Daily Archives : 4th August 2014


Ebola: British Red Cross appeal

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help communities affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. Ebola has claimed more than 720 lives across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, in what is the worst outbreak…

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Participatory budgeting in Cameroon

This is the first chapter of the African Research Institute’s 2014 Paper The Mayors, the booklovers, and the citizens: participatory budgeting in Yaounde, Cameroon. It examines how citizens, local mayors and a society of booklovers collaborated to establish participatory budgeting…

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Reflections on the Commonwealth Games

As the Commonwealth Games 2014 comes to a close in Glasgow, we reflect on the performance of the African nations, in what has been hailed the ‘best Games ever’. Out of all the African nations, South Africa finished top at…

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