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Cartoonist and Graphic Memoirist Alison Bechdel, 2014 MacArthur Fellow

Cartoonist and Graphic Memoirist Alison Bechdel is expanding the expressive potential of the graphic form in intricate narratives that explore the complexities of familial relationships. Watch
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Expanding Technology at Nigerian Universities

A new data center at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, the first of its kind in Nigeria, will enable the University to provide multimedia services, mobile projection systems, video streaming, and VoIP. Read More
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Voices of Change in African Higher Education

MacArthur grantee Institute of International Education has published a new book, Weaving Success: Voices of Change in African Higher Education. Read More
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MacArthur Foundation in Nigeria

MacArthur is committed to helping strengthen Nigeria's intellectual, scientific, and civil society communities as a means of helping to facilitate the consolidation of democracy and encouraging economic development. To do this, MacArthur makes grants to ...

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"Mixed Results for Foundations That Join Forces"

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Africa Higher Education Grantmaking Leverages Google Funds

Google announced $5 million in grants aimed, in part, at facilitating improved Internet infrastructure in Nigeria. Read More

MacArthur Foundation Awards Nearly US$5 Million to Nigerian Universities

MacArthur awarded nearly US$5 million to academic centers at three Nigerian universities to prepare graduates to address national development challenges. Read More
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A Decade of Improvement in African Higher Education

This report highlights improvements in African higher education over the past decade, which stemmed from a $440 million investment by seven American foundations. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
Portrait of Phillis D. Hollice

Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator

Hauwa K. Kazeem

Program Assistant, Nigeria
Portrait of Amina Usman

Amina Usman

Program Administrator, Nigeria