Tribute to Professor Beseat Kifle Selasiie (Member of the Board of Directors)

The International Joseph Ki-Zerbo Committee for Africa and its Diaspora (CIJKAD) deplores the death of Professor Beseat Kifle Selasiie (1941-2019). He had been designated as dean of the association at its last General Assembly. He sends to his family, the Ethiopian authorities and the people of Ethiopia his most heartfelt condolences. Beseat Kifle Selassie was...

Denis Maugenest’s speech at the UCAC colloquium in 2012

Paper at the UBCA colloquium (10-11 May 2012) : Identity and Mission of the Catholic University in Africa: Civilization, Culture and Faith Introduction: Why does a ‘European’ still speak?… of knowledge… or of hope? Thank you, Mr Rector, Mr Moderator, and all of you dear Friends, for inviting me to this colloquium on the 20th...

Interview with Denis Maugenest

Denis Maugenest, Jesuit: “I refuse certainties and continue to seek the truth”. Feb 23, 2014 09:00 Jesuit, doctor of theology, professor of political science, creator of university institutions in Africa, Father Denis Maugenest has just completed a stay in Mauritius. Invited by the Cardinal Jean Margéot Institute, he gave a series of conferences on living...

Tribute to Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan was exceptional. Here he is promoted to immortality. Everyone will have noticed the sobriety and precision of the Kofi Annan Foundation’s statement announcing the death of the former Secretary General of the United Nations. “Died peacefully”! “Peacefully”. This word corresponds to a whole life of this brother who amazes the whole world with...

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