COVID-19 and Africa Webinar Series, hosted by UBC


Posted for your information by request of Tebby Leepile, LFS TA Co-ordinator.
Contact,  as noted in the poster below, for details or to register. 


Dear LINA Community,

Liu Institute Network for Africa (LINA) at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA), UBC, will be hosting another webinar exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on socioeconomic development across Africa and the measures necessary for the post-pandemic recovery. The webinar will take place next week Wednesday, September 30, from 9am–10:30am Pacific Time (Vancouver). Please find the poster attached. Registration is free.


Dr. David Luke, Coordinator of the African Trade Policy Centre, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Ms. Amanda Dakouré, Senior Legal Counsel, African Development Bank

Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, Professor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Afe Babalola University, Nigeria, Associate Professor, HBKU College of Law, Qatar, and Vice Chair, International Law Association

Ms. Caroline Wanjiku Saroni, Chairperson, Advocates Complaints Commission – Office of the Attorney General; Representative of the Attorney General of Kenya on the National Multi-Agency Command Center – COVID 19, Government of Kenya

 Moderator: Dr. Sara Ghebremusse, Assistant Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC

Opening remarks: Professor Santa Ono, UBC’s 15th President and Vice-Chancellor.

To learn more and register, please go to the website of LINA or SPPGA. You can direct questions to Temi Onifade at or

Thank you.
Temi Onifade
LINA Co-Chair and Vanier Scholar, UBC
For LINA Steering Committee

LINA Steering Committee: Eseohe Ojo, Joseph Ogbede, Love-Ese Chile, Kimani wa Karangu, Sylvanna Baugh, Tebogo Leepile, Temitope Onifade, Temitayo Olarewaju