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Saturday, 23 October 2021
Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme 2021

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town, together with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa, are pleased to announce the Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme 2021. The programme aims to promote and strengthen the inclusive representation of women in political and public leadership roles.

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 12:15
Op-Ed | The world needs a different type of ambition

What follows is an edited version of the keynote address presented by University of Cape Town (UCT) Honorary Professor Carlos Lopes of the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance on the first day of the recent International Summit on SDGs in Africa 2021 hosted by UCT. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 11:45
The Mandela School offers dynamic and contemporary postgraduate programmes

The Mandela School offers diverse, dynamic, and contemporary two-year graduate academic programmes that provide a highly rewarding learning experience for both part-time and full-time students.

Publication Date:
Wed, 26 May 2021 - 12:45
Insights from Professor Carlos Lopes


Professor Carlos Lopes mainstream media interviews – his interviews cover topics such as Africa's ability to access green technology, the African Continental Free Trade Area, the ongoing pressures the COVID-19 pandemic puts on Africa, and so much more about the structural transformation and global economy. 


Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 13:00