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The Mandela School Launches!
In July 2018, the centenary month of Nelson Mandela's birth, the GSDPP relaunched as the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at UCT.
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Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Auditor-general releases local government audit results

On 26 June 2016, the auditor-general (AG), Kimi Makwetu released the local government audit results. Following the results, the auditor-general expressed concern over lack of accountability.

Publication Date:
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 15:30
Building Bridges hosts successful Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme

The Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme hosted by the Mandela School’s Building Bridges Programme has concluded after three successful days. The leadership fellowship for mid-career African women working in the rule of law sector aims to promote solidarity, ambition and ultimately enhance democracies with more women with legal training in public leadership positions.  

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 14:00
Mandela School’s first fulltime masters semester course a success

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance’s first fulltime masters semester course, the Practice of Policy Making and Implementation, has successfully concluded. The course brought together students from politics, economics, environmental humanities, philosophy, and sociology.

Publication Date:
Thu, 23 May 2019 - 15:00
Alan Hirsch in conversation with Pippa Hudson

Mandela School's Director, Professor Alan Hirsch, had a conversation with Pippa Hudson on Cape Talk. He spoke about the possible impact of the new Presidential policy unit on the effectiveness of the new government.

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 May 2019 - 10:00