Tribute to Cardinal Tumi

It was on the occasion of the solemn opening of the Catholic University of Central Africa (UCAC), which he presided over in his capacity as Grand Chancellor of the University, that I met Cardinal TUMI in November 2001 and 2002. During one of his talks to the students, I noted his message to them: Love...

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...

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