At the International Congress of Psychology (ICP2012) held in Cape Town, South Africa, in July 2012, representatives of eleven African countries came together to discuss possibilities for developing a stronger focus for the role of Psychology within Africa, under the initiative of the ICP2012 Secretariat and IUPsyS.

Representatives of the countries present, and of IUPsyS (i.e. International Union of Psychological Science) , crafted and agreed to the Cape Town Declaration.

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In Memoriam: Prof Bame Nsamenang 1951 - 2018

PAPU and Psychology globally have lost a critical scholar and thinker with the passing of Professor Bame Nsamenang in February 2018. PAPU President Elect, was a Professor of Psychology and Learning Science and Director of the Teachers College, University of Bamenda, Cameroon. Founding Director of the Human Development Resource Centre, a private research and service facility committed to Africa’s children and youth, his research interest was to conceptualise, generate and position Africentric psychological knowledge and educational theories into global knowledge systems. Psychology, Education and Science are the poorer.