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Commonwealth awareness session for youths at universities in Rwanda

Organised by Gatera Fiston Kitema (2018 Scholar from Rwanda, MSc Public Health for Eye Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) On Friday 6 March 2020 recently returned Commonwealth Scholar, Gatera Fiston Kitema, organised an event titled ‘Commonwealth Awareness for Youth’. to mark this year’s Commonwealth Day and  promote the 2020 Commonwealth theme, ‘Delivering […]

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Welcome Home Reception for Returning Commonwealth Scholars

CSC Alumni Tanzania A welcome home reception and workshop for recently returned Commonwealth Scholars in Tanzania was held on the 29 February 2020 by the British Council Tanzania. The event provided an opportunity for Scholars to reconnect with their peers, network and identify potential partnerships, and engage with the CSC alumni community in Tanzania. The […]

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2019 BJAP winner Fred Ikanda reflects on his presentation at the 3rd Biennial Conference, African and Africana Knowledges

Written by Dr Fred Nyongesa Ikanda (2010 Scholar from Kenya, PhD Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge). Fred was the alumni winner of the 60th Anniversary (2019) Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize. He was awarded a conference grant to attend and participate in an academic conference he otherwise would not be able […]

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Launch of the Dominica Alumni Association and Girls In Science Competition

CSC Alumni Dominica The Commonwealth of Dominica Commonwealth Scholars Alumni Association (CDCSAA) was launched on 22 January 2020 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium Conference Room in Roseau, Dominica. The launch ceremony was attended by Commonwealth Alumni, teachers from primary and secondary schools in Dominica, and officials of the Ministry of Education. Dr Lennox Honeychurch, […]

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Disability Law in the Hands of All

The Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association Nigeria (COSFAN) COSFAN held an end of year workshop and investiture of patrons event on 3 December 2019 at the British Council Hall, Lagos. The end of year workshop, titled ‘Disability Law in the Hands of All’, was organised to raise awareness of disability law and the rights […]

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Financial literacy and cyber security in Tanzania

This article is to revisit a workshop led by Commonwealth Alumni on the taxation system , financial literacy, and cyber security in Tanzania, held on 2 November 2019 in Dar es Salaam. The event was split into three sessions: The taxation system in Tanzania, delivered by Donald Nsanyiwa (2005 Shared Scholar, MSc Information Systems, University […]

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