Africa in the Context of Global Crisis

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AFRICA IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL CRISIS

DATE: THURSDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2010

TIME: 14:00hrs – 17:30hrs

VENUE: CHARTER HALL

Guest Speaker: Professor Dani Wadada Nabudere, Marcus Garvey Pan – Afrikan Insitute

Speaker: Professor Edward Oyugi, Social development Network

Moderator:  Wahu Kaara, Kenya Debt Relief Network

All members of the public are welcome.

Dani Wadada Nabudere is a Ugandan academic, author, political scientist and development specialist. He was previously Associate Professor at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Visiting Professor at the University of Zimbabwe. Professor Nabudere was Minister of Justice in 1979 and Minister of Culture, Community Development and Rehabilitation in 19791980 in the UNLF Interim Government of Uganda. He was President of the African Association of Political Science from 1983 to 1985 and Vice-President of the International Science Association (IPSA) from 1985 to 1988. He is currently engaged in a collaboration arrangement with the University of South Africa in joint research projects under the umbrella theme of “Reclaiming the Future”. He is currently the executive director and principal of the Marcus Garvey Pan-Afrikan Institute (MPAI), Mbale, Uganda. Over the last ten years, Nabudere has been working on setting up grassroots organisations to assist rural communities and raise their voices over issues that concern their lives.

What is the Nile Heritage Lecture Series?

The Nile Heritage Dialogue on Political Economy Forum was established to support African independent scholars and intellectuals, civil society actors and artists, to initiate debate and pro-actively influence, the substance and content, of the policy dialogue, on development in Africa.

The lecture series Brings together the University of Nairobi, coordinated through the Department of Political Science and Public Administration and School of law; Progressive Civil Society Organisations and actors and African and global Inter-Governmental Organisations, it is currently coordinated at the UN Millennium campaign Africa.

Direct all your e-mail enquiries to mwaura.kaara@gmail.com or call Mwaura Kaara (Millennium Campaign) on 020-4453440

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