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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December 1 2021

CODESRIA Bulletin

CODESRIA Bulletin has historically been the front for engaging intellectual debates for the Council. First published in the mid-1970s, the Bulletin gained a reputation for its provocative, critically engaging and informative debates, making it one of the most priced assets of the Council. Following a recent review of the Council’s intellectual agenda and...

June 23 2018

Mrs Samia Nkrumah leads important delegation to visit CODERIA

Several CODESRIA staff, led by the Executive Secretary, Dr Godwin Murunga received Ms. Samia Nkrumah, a pan-Africanist activist and politician and daughter of Kwame Nkrumah. Ms. Nkrumah is currently in Dakar to meet Senegalese authorities and pan-African institutions such as CODESRIA. The series of meeting she is involved in are a prelude to the...

June 13 2018

CODESRIA Meeting with South African Envoy to Senegal

CODESRIA Conference Room Dakar Senegal February 07 2018 Several CODESRIA staff, led by the Executive Secretary, received the Ambassador of South Africa to Senegal and the People’s Republic of the Gambia, His Excellency Lenin Shope. Mr. Shope led a team of officers from the Embassy in the visit to the Council Office in Dakar. The visit, which was the...

February 8 2018

CODESRIA E-newsletter No. 25: August 2017

August 16 2017

Social networking, identity and sexual behaviour of undergraduate students in Nigerian universities

Williams Ezinwa Nwagwu Africa Regional Center for Information Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria and Department of Information Studies, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa Purpose – The purpose of this study was to examine how the identity of undergraduates who use social networking sites in selected Nigerian universities in...

August 16 2017

2017 Governance Institute

From 4 to 15 September 2017, CODESRIA will hold its Annual Governance Institute This year’s theme is "Economic Governance and Economic Transformation of Africa". For this edition, the institute will be led by Prof. Horace Campbell and will have professors Abdou Salam Fall and Vusi Gumede as resource...

August 16 2017

Ebrima Sall, secrétaire exécutif sortant du Codesria : « Le Codesria a su s’ajuster, s’adapter et anticiper »

Le Dr Ebrima Sall vient de terminer son deuxième et dernier mandat à la tête du Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique (Codesria), plébiscité premier think tank africain en 2016. Chercheur discret, mais réputé dans les milieux universitaires, le Dr Sall est un ancien de l’institution, car il y a passé une bonne partie de sa...

August 16 2017

CODESRIA has a new Executive Secretary, Dr Godwin Murunga

Dr Murunga is a historian and political analyst of Kenyan origin. Prior to joining CODESRIA as the Executive Secretary, he was lecturing at the Institute of Development Studies of the University of Nairobi. He was the immediate past director of the Africa Leadership Centre in Nairobi, and was a member of the Executive Committee of CODESRIA for two...

August 16 2017

Editorial

Dear readers, Welcome to CODESRIA Newsletter Issue Number 25. CODESRIA has a new Executive Secretary, Dr Godwin Murunga. The handover between the outgoing Executive Secretary, Dr. Ebrima Sall and the new one went smoothly. CODESRIA’s president, Prof. Dzodzi Chikata was in Dakar for this purpose. A profile of the new Executive Secretary is provided in...

August 16 2017

Money, Debt and New Technologies in Africa Workshop

On July 2nd 2017, The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the IMTFI in collaboration with the Centre for African Studies Basel co-organized a workshop on the theme : “Money, Debt and New Technologies in Africa ”. Held in Basel, the meeting was opened by Godwin Murunga, CODESRIA’ Executive Secretary, and closed by...

August 16 2017
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