Dr Mo Ibrahim

Africa’s rich visionary

Mo Ibrahim guest at NAD 2014

Good leaders are necessary for Africa to rise from poverty. With this insight mobile phone entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim instituted a prize for African leadership.

Invitation to Key Note lecture September 26, 2014, 13.00-15.00 at Uppsala University Grand Auditorium (pdf opens in new window). The lecture is open to the public and will also be live streamed at the NAI website.

More about the Nordic Africa Days.
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Self-determination and secession

Have attempts for self-determination in various African countries led to peace, development and democracy? This deals new book ‘Self-Determination and Secession in Africa’ with.

Politics - how does it feel?

By observing all five senses, researchers hope to find another angle to understanding politics in North Africa. NAI researcher Maria Malmström and Deborah Kapchan from New York University are bringing together several experts from North Africa for a conference in New York, 3-4 October.

Ongoing procurements at NAI

NAI has currently two ongoing procurements. One web-related,  Dnr. 2014/296 and one regarding travel agency services, Dnr. 2014/295. Click on each link to read more details about the procurements (information in Swedish only).

Lies, damned lies and statistics

Numbers describing growth, income or poverty in Africa are generally not to be trusted. These are the findings of Dr Morten Jerven’s research who for several years has looked into how statistics are produced in African countries.

NAI scholarships for 2015

Study Scholarships and Scholarships for PhD Candidates 2015 at the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden. Deadline for applications: 1 October 2014

Click here for more information about study scholarships and scholarships for PhD candidates.

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