News & Announcements

April 28, 2015

Karen de Sá from the San Jose Mercury News highlights Nicholas Opiyo's pivotal work in East Africa for minority rights in article "Ugandan human rights attourney Nicholas Opiyo finds best of America in Bay Area visit"

Nicholas Opiyo, visiting practitioner at the...

April 3, 2015

On April 3, the Center for African Studies launched the Civil Liberties and Human Rights Protection in Africa Series. The series is co-sponsored by the WSD Handa Center for...

Kareem Alston
March 4, 2015

Read about CAS MA student Kareem Alston's hip hop research in Cape Town in Kathleen J. Sullivan's article "Understanding how hip hop culture transforms young lives".

January 27, 2015

The Stanford Report featured a story about two CAS lectures co-sponsored with Stanford Live that will take place as The Nile Project visits Stanford University for a concert and performance on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. The Nile Project is a collective
 of top musicians from Egypt, Ethiopia,...

John Githongo
January 15, 2015

John Githongo, internationally renowned Kenyan journalist and activist Githongo who exposed government corruption in Kenya, was featured in a recent article from the...

December 21, 2014

Stanford CAS alum Rachel Quint publishes article titled "Leveraging Africa's Voice: Determining the Post-2015 Development Goals". Quint analyzes critiques of the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post-2015 restructuring of international policy development and aid flows as more African and Pan-African leaders engage in...