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The organisers with some of the speakers and participants

Empowering women in academia to achieve leadership roles

Organised by Funmilayo Nihinlola Osuolale (2011 Scholar from Nigeria, PhD in Chemical Engineering, Newcastle University), Tinuade Jolaade Afolabi (2017 Academic Fellow from Nigeria, Energy Efficiency, Newcastle University) and Toyosi Tunde-Akindtunde (2011 Academic Fellow from Nigeria, Food Science, University of Lincoln) On Tuesday 10 March 2020, students and staff from various leadership cadres at Ladoke Akintola […]

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The Deputy Prime Minister of Eswatini, Hon. T.N. Masuku delivering his keynote address

Demystifying to achieve gender equality

Demystifying Eswatini’s Sexual and Domestic Violence (SODV) Act 2018: Empowering University of Eswatini students to make positive changes in their communities Organised by Dr Joseph Molefe Coper (2006 Scholar from Botswana, PhD Sustainable Urban Livelihoods, University of Reading) On Friday 6 March 2020, staff and students at the University of Eswatini gathered at the Kwaluseni […]

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Gambian Women: Role models for fruitful and equal opportunities

Organised by Caleb Nwongbouwoh Muefong (2016 Commonwealth Scholar, MSc Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh) To mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD), Commonwealth Alumnus Caleb N Muefong organised an event on Monday 9 March to promote Sustainable Development Goal 5: achieving gender equality and empower all women and girls. The event titled, ‘Gambian women: Role […]

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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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