Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا


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We are glad to serve you the 16th edition of our newsletter. It features the discussions in the Institute for Democratic Governance organized by CODESRIA from 27 July to 7 August 2015 under the direction of Professor Abdullah Cissé.

The theme of the institute is "Cyber security, sovereignty and democratic governance in Africa", a theme that is crucial because of the significance role cyber technologies play in our lives. The newsletter also revisits the round table organized on the theme, and held during July 30, 2015. The roundtable created an opportunity for the laureates to interact with leading experts and specialists.

In this newsletter also, CODESRIA congratulates its members, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza and Takyiwaa Manuh for their Honorary degrees. The issue also contains reflection of Dr. Ken Walibora on terrorism and on the relevance of dialogue with terrorists. It also contains many other articles and announcements on activities organized or co-organized by CODESRIA.

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September 3 2015