Monthly Archive August 2017

PASGR remembers Professor Abdul Raufu Mustapha

August 8, 2017 was a sad day for many scholars around the world following the passing of Professor Abdul Raufu Mustapha. We at PASGR extend our sincere condolences to his family as we share these fond memories (posted in response to this tribute) by some of our colleagues and partners who worked with him over […]

Dr Yusuf Bangura Pays Tribute to Prof Abdul Raufu Mustapha

Open, Perceptive and Public-Spirited: A Tribute to Abdul Raufu Mustapha (1954-2017) By Dr Yusuf Bangura   Dr Yusuf Bangura the author The late Prof Abdul Raufu Mustapha For the 37 years that I knew him, Abdul Raufu Mustapha, who departed this life on 8 August 2017, lived a life of courage, commitment and fulfilment. A […]

New Forms of Social and Political Action for Africa

Social and political action is increasingly being recognised as a pathway to empowerment and accountability in development. This, especially, in the wake of new developments in digital technologies, has revolutionised citizens’ social mobilisation endeavours to demand accountability in governance. The governments, on the other hand, can easily collect and utilise data about their citizens. It […]