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.

Prof. A.B.K. Kasozi is published in new book on Leadership and Management

07 Oct, 2015

Together with Emuron Olupot and Pius Achanga, Prof. Abdu Kasozi has written a chapter on  governance and leadership in Uganda in a newly published book edited by Johann Mouton and Lauren Wildschut. The book is titled: Leadership and Management: Case Studies in Training in Higher Education in Africa, published by African Minds in Cape Town, South Africa (2015). The chapter on Uganda runs from page 53 - 66.

A copy of the book can be purchased here


MISR PhD Fellow Wins ASA Award

25 Aug, 2015

Forth year graduate student Yusuf Serunkuma has been awarded the African Studies Association (ASA) Presidential Fellowship for 2015.   As one of the seven fellows selected from a competitive pool of scholars, Yusuf will attend the 2015 ASA Annual Meeting in San Diego in November, where he will speak about his work on popular culture and Somaliland.  Yusuf will also hold workshops at Wellesley College, MA [his host institute in the US], and will have speaking engagements at Harvard and Columbia.