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Wright has spent the last three decades of her life working to protect Madagascar's rainforests and bring economic development to the nation's citizens.
More than one hundred people attended a colorful gala, hosted by the Nigerian Students Association, on Saturday night at Wasserstein Hall.
President of Ghana John Dramani Mahama described the arrival of a “new frontier” of economic growth and political stability for his Western African country in a speech at the IOP.
Students danced, sang, and performed spoken word during the annual Faces of Africa show in Lowell Lecture Hall on Friday.
The seminar, which took place at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, gave attendees the opportunity to discuss the impact of Mandela’s passing on the future of South Africa, where the speaker was born and raised.
The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute announced 16 total fellows for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Institute, which is now part of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, is currently undergoing renovation.
Members of the Harvard community linked hands and joined voices to the Kenyan national anthem on the steps of Memorial Church Monday night in memory of those affected by Saturday’s shooting in Nairobi.
President of Senegal, Macky Sall, pictured here at the World Economic Forum, spoke this weekend at the IOP. His address touched on the problems of African development and how countries like the US can help.
Macky Sall, president of Senegal, delivered the keynote address of the fourth annual Harvard African Development Conference on Friday afternoon.
Susan McIntosh speaks about Mali's precious cultural and archaeological sites increasingly threatened as a result of recent military action and environmental degradation. McIntosh, of Rice University's Anthropology Department, lectured Tuesday night in Fong Auditorium.
Analyzing life expectancy data from over 101,000 people in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Harvard School of Public Health professor Till W. Bärnighausen and his coworkers have documented one of the largest increases in a region’s life expectancy in history. Their findings were reported in the scholarly journal “Science” and published online last Friday.
As snow began to fall last Friday, Harvard graduate students, humanities professors, and music experts gathered at the Barker Center ...