Welcome to the Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania which is recognized as a vital and forward-looking center where researchers, students and cultural and business entities come to gain knowledge of contemporary and historical Africa. The Center coordinates a wide range of course offerings. Specialized issues are addressed through the University’s research programs, professional schools, and interdisciplinary centers.
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership (BUP) is collaborating with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and other global partners to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa using TV white spaces to bring internet connectivity to hospitals and clinics across rural areas of Botswana. The pilot project, called “Project Kgolagano,” will provide clinical consultations and diagnoses to a patient population who would otherwise have to travel far distances to the capital city of Gaborone, Botswana, for specialized care.
The New African Diaspora: African Immigrants in West Philadelphia:
AFST 167-601/AFRC 167-601/HIST 167-601/URBS 167-601