Big man, bigger mountain: one man’s odyssey to Africa’s greatest peak

Image Credit: Sergey Pesterev-Description: Mount Kilimanjaro It’s 3am. I’m stumbling uncontrollably. It’s dark, cold and I’m relying entirely on other people to show me where to go. No, I’m not drunk, I’m 5000m or so up the world’s tallest free-standing mountain.  Record Scratch.  I bet you’re wondering how I got here? Over a year ago, […]

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Charities elected in 2017 RAG ballot

Balloting for the RAG charities vote which took place last week, closed on Thursday 9th February at 6pm. Oxford Raise and Give supports four charities a year; two national or international, and two local. The charities, chosen in a ballot each year share the profits of RAG’s fundraising activities over the course of the next […]

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Goodluck Jonathan discusses gay rights, business and Boko Haram at the Union

Yesterday evening, the former Nigerian president Dr Goodluck Jonathan addressed the Oxford Union to speak about education and business reform during his presidency. When the floor opened for questions, he was asked about poverty in Nigerian and government corruption, gender disparity, the criminalisation of same-sex marriage, and western and Chinese influences in Africa. In his […]

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