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Laurence Cockcroft studied history and economics at Cambridge before a professional career as a development economist, with a particular focus on Africa. Concerned about the role of corruption in development he was a co-founder of Transparency International and was Chairman of its UK Chapter from 2001-8. Jason Sharman is the Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of King’s College. Sharman’s research is focused on the regulation of global finance, especially as relates to money laundering, tax, corruption and offshore financial centres.

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What's next for Kenya after the 2017 elections? CGHR panel with Njoki Wamai (CGHR), Patrick Mutahi & Kamau Wairuri (both University of Edinburgh)

On November 8 CGHR hosted a talk about the 2017 Kenyan elections with researchers from Kenya. Here you will find a blog from Genevieve Riccoboni, MPhil student in World History and member of CGHR's student group.

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Gatekeeping and Broadcasting in a Digital Age: State and Power in East Africa

Watch Dr Sharath Srinivasan's talk on "Gatekeeping and Broadcasting in a Digital Age: State and Power in East Africa" at the GUQ Annual Conference on March 20, 2017.

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CGHR Newsletter

Read our latest CGHR Newsletter - October 2017

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Research Projects

Find out more about one of our current research projects: Epidemics, Digital Media and Health Communications in Africa

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