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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...
By Lekha Tlhotlhalemaje, OIA Woodbridge Fellow  Dr. Elijah Paintsil, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) at the Yale School of Public Health, writes about the...