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    The Program in African Languages offers regular courses in a few major African languages including Swahili, Yoruba and Zulu, taught at Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

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    Commitment to interdisciplinary research and study of Africa

    The Council fosters an academic environment where students and faculty seek novel approaches to issues in African studies through joint endeavors across institutions at Yale, regionally, nationally and internationally.

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Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Niccoló F. Meriggi, an economist at the International Growth Center in Sierra Leone, and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak (@mushfiq_econ), a professor of economics at Yale University ...
The Council on African Studies community at Yale strongly condemns the murder of George Floyd by members of the Minneapolis Police Department, which followed the recent...
NEW HAVEN: The mightiest of nations have fallen victim to Covid-19, and many predict problems for less developed nations. Yet Africa may surprise the world in managing this...
By Cristin Siebert, CAS Program Director While nothing can replace the in-person celebration CAS normally enjoys with its graduating class, we didn’t want to let our 2020...
Peter Umunay ’20 Ph.D., ’14 M.F.S
Peter Umunay’s research, which explores ways to find a balance between conservation and economic development in the Congo Basin, earned him the 2020 F. Herbert Bormann...
GLC Director David W. Blight talks with Assistant Professor Carolyn Roberts on Race, Health, and Medicine during the COVID 19 global pandemic. Carolyn Roberts is an...
As of April 30, there were approximately 39,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in Africa. But public health officials fear it will only be a matter of time before infections...