Research Group on African Air and Space Law launched

Published: 8 March 2024

This is only the first step. The McGill Institute of Air and Space Law is thrilled to announce the take-off of the Research Group focusing on air and space law in Africa! Thank you to the Co...

A new understanding of human origins in Africa

Published: 17 May 2023

There is broad agreement that Homo sapiens originated in Africa. But there remain many uncertainties and competing theories about where, when, and how.

Men who paid for sex more likely to live with HIV

Published: 25 January 2022

Twenty years’ worth of surveys suggest that nearly one in ten sexually active men in 35 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been clients of sex workers. These men are about 50 percent more likely...

Expert: Sudan army seized power to prevent civil war says coup leader

Published: 29 October 2021

Sudan's coup leader, Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, has said the military seized power to prevent "civil war". He added that the deposed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was being kept at the general's...

State and Trends in Adaptation Report 2021: Africa

Published: 29 October 2021

During his official visit to the Netherlands and the Global Center on Adaptation on October 29 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (seen here with Dr. Patrick Verkooijen, Chief Executive Officer,...

Launch of Uhuru, the McGill Journal of African Studies

Published: 30 March 2020

More than ever now, Africa is being studied, watched, admired, criticized and exported. In this continual movement of creating new understandings, dismantling biased thought systems and valuing...

UNAIDS likely not to meet its HIV targets among gay men in Africa

Published: 7 October 2019

Despite improvements in HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa, they are missing out on HIV treatment....

McGill joins The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

Published: 3 May 2013

McGill University announced today its participation in The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, a transformative initiative aimed at advancing social and economic progress in Africa. As part of...

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