Ukwazana Programme posters

Confronting homophobia in South Africa

27 Sep 2011

Cambridge academic Dr Andrew Tucker champions a direct approach to challenging the homophobia that destroys so many lives in South Africa. He has helped to set up a hard-hitting healthcare campaign that encourages a radical change in attitudes within the country’s most deprived communities.

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Masai bush landscape

More than the stuff of legend

30 Mar 2011

Research into the epic chronicling the adventures of the legendary Swahili ruler, Fumo Liyongo, has revealed messages that reach far beyond myth-history.

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From left: O. Okunoye, T. Awosanmi, K. Simala and E. El-Nour

Conversations across continents

17 Mar 2011

Each year, academic dialogue is enriched at the Centre of African Studies by the arrival of a group of African scholars who spend up to six months researching and working together.

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Faculty of Education Building

Lessons from learning studies

01 Nov 2010

Two research programmes in the Faculty of Education are bringing new insight to the impact and implementation of education in developing countries.

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Community radio volunteers, Breeze-FM, Chipata, Zambia

Democratising the airwaves

01 Nov 2010

A new research collaboration will investigate the capacity of radio to facilitate citizen-led governance in developing countries.

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