Our Board Member Boko Inyundo will speak at the Africa Tech Summit London on 16 May 2018. He will be joined by Chi Onwurah (UK Member of Parliament @ChiOnwurah), Bosun Tijani (CcHub) and Emem Rita Usanga (@TLAAfrica) to discuss the building of an inclusive technology ecosystem in Africa and the evolving role of legislators.[Read more…] about AFFORD Board Member Boko Inyundo speaking at the Africa Tech Summit
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. Offered by IIE in collaboration with the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa), the program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY). Over the past four years, the program has funded 270 Fellowships at 102 African universities.[Read more…] about Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program
Event co-hosted by the LSE Institute of Global Affairs and the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa.
In the lead to the current UN intergovernmental negotiations for a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), Professor Gibril Faal published a paper entitled ‘Overprincipled and underperforming’. At this lecture, he will use the GCM negotiations to illustrate the need for a practice-based approach to multilateral agreements, at a time when multilateralism itself seem to be under attack. He situates the discourse in the context of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, and proposes an ‘Agreement-Implementation Matrix’ as framework to move from policy to practice.[Read more…] about Overprincipled and underperforming: the Global Compact for Migration and the challenge to multilateralism
Africa Tech Summit London (ATSLDN) is a leading African tech event in Europe providing unrivaled insight and networking with the African tech ecosystem.[Read more…] about Africa Tech Summit London
AFFORD is looking for a Communications Assistant to join our team and support our work with African Diaspora Organisations based in the UK.
Communications Assistant (Deadline 01 April 2018)
AFFORD is looking for a dynamic storyteller who can support telling the stories of impact that the organisation is making. This role will suit a young graduate, passionate about Africa and international development, looking to build on their writing and storytelling skills.[Read more…] about We’re Hiring