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Six MISR MPhil/PhD students awarded SSRC Fellowships

22 Mar, 2016

We are proud to announce that six MISR MPhil/PhD students have been awarded various SSRC Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Program fellowships for 2016-17.

Two fifth year students Yusuf Kajura and Semeneh Ayalew received the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship, two fourth years Yonas Demisse and Haydee Bangerezako received the Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship and two third years Charles Prempeh and Yahya Sseremba received the Doctoral Dissertation proposal Fellowship.

Tribute to Prof. Sam Moyo, a Great Intellectual, and a Man of Integrity

30 Nov, 2015

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) deeply regrets and mourns the passing away of its former president, Professor Sam Moyo. Professor Moyo was in New Delhi, India, where he was attending a conference on “Labour Questions in the Global South”. The vehicle in which he was travelling was involved in a serious accident in the evening of Friday, 20 November, and Professor Moyo died in the early hours of Sunday, 22 November 2015.