ALC Data-Lab showcased at King’s College Big Idea Event

Damilola with the Current Fellows at the ALC Data Lab @KCL 2016 Big Data Event

Wednesday, 2 November, Nairobi.

The African Leadership Centre showcased its Data-Lab project at this year’s King’s Big Data Day event held at King’s College London, Guys Campus.

Present during the event were ALC 2016-2017 fellow’s Zekarias Abebe (Ethiopia) Awah Leonide (Cameroon), Iris Nxumalo (South Africa), Sheila Gitonga (Kenya) and Radwa Saad (Egypt).

The Data-Lab Project’s Leader, Damilola Adegoke who is also an Alumnus of the ALC led the ALC team at the event.

At the event, the ALC Data Lab Project was part of a Big Data Pitched Ideas cluster which won the 2016 King’s Big Data Pitched Ideas Award.

This pitch titled “A Visual Analytics System for Monitoring, Prediction and Control of Cattle Zoonotic Disease in Developing Countries” Other members of the cluster included representatives from other faculties such as the informatics and Medical Sciences.

ALC- King's 'LEADING CHANGE' Event

The African Leadership Centre at King’s College London cordially invites you to a Public lecture:

‘LEADING CHANGE’

by

Professor Bruce Harreld

President, The University of Iowa

Former faculty member, Harvard Business School & former Senior Vice -President of IBM

Friday 28th October, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Kings College London, Strand Campus, Room K2.31

Chaired by:

Professor ‘Funmi Olonisakin, Professor of Security, Leadership and Development

 Vice Dean (International), Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy & Founding-Director of the African Leadership Centre, King’s College London

 

Registration and Booking

 

 

ALC and ACS - Black History Month Event - 24th October

The African Leadership Centre and the King’s College London African and Caribbean Society cordially invite you to a Panel discussion on:

The Black Lives Matter documentary “Stay Woke”
 as part of events to celebrate Black History Month

Monday 24th October, 12:00–14:00

Kings College London, Strand Campus, Room K-1.14

The event will include a film screening of ‘Stay Woke’, followed by discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement and associated global protests.

ALC Research Leader appointed - Dr. Kiven James Kewir

African Leadership Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kiven James Kewir as Visiting Senior Research Fellow at ALC/King's College London, and as Research Leader at ALC in Nairobi. Dr. Kiven James Kewir is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher of Conflict Prevention and Regional Integration at the Centre for Research in Political and Strategic Studies in the University of Yaoundé II Soa, Cameroon, and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration in the University of Buea, Cameroon. He has been a member of the ALC Adjunct Faculty since 2014, and these appointments further institutionalise his relationship with ALC and King’s College London. Under the new ALC governance structure with Shuvai Busuman Nyoni as Director, Dr Kewir will be ALC’s Research Leader for the 2016-17 academic year and will be based at the ALC in Nairobi.

ALC PhD programme – first graduate Barney Walsh

African Leadership Centre is pleased to announce the first graduate from its PhD programme at King’s College London. On 1st September 2016, Barney Walsh officially completed the ALC PhD Leadership Studies with reference to Security and Development, under supervision of Professor Funmi Olonisakin. Barney is the first PhD graduate at King’s College London to have completed his PhD solely within the African Leadership Centre under our senior academics.

Barney’s PhD thesis is titled “Exploiter or Unwitting accomplice? China’s Engagement in the East African Community and Uganda’s Utilisation of the Regional Security Complex.” It explores the increasing presence of China in East Africa and the impact therein on the regional security environment. It focusses specifically on security challenges related to terrorism and the oil sector, and highlights how President Museveni of Uganda has displayed noticeable and unique signs of agency against China and his East African partners. 

Contact us

Nairobi Office:
Jacaranda Avenue PO BOX 25742, 00603, Nairobi
Phone : +254 020 3870225 / +254 0789 387225
Email: info@africanleadershipcentre.org

London Office:
School of Global Affairs,
Chesham Building, Room 12B
King's College London, Strand Campus Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Phone: +44 20 7848 1984
Email: alc@kcl.ac.uk

 

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