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Saturday, 23 October 2021
Nigeria: The politicisation of election management bodies comes at a high cost to democracy and must stop

[Op-Ed] Samson Itodo, an experienced community organiser and development practitioner with over a decade of experience in constitution building, governance reform, electoral governance, civic engagement, and political organising, writes about the politicisation of election management in Nigeria.

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 20:15
Virtual July graduation celebration

Professor Faizel Ismail (Director) and Dr Shanil Haricharan (Academic Director) at the University of Cape Town's Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance congratulate the 2021 Master of Development Policy and Practice graduates. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 12:30
May 2021 Newsletter

The School would like to thank all of you from home and abroad who sent through messages of support and expressions of concern following the UCT fire.

Publication Date:
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 21:45
How Africa Should Approach Trade and Industrialisation

The African Continental Free Trade Area is a positive step, but it is no panacea. If Africa is to overcome barriers to structural transformation and industrialisation, a broader strategy, based on developmental regionalism, will be needed.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 May 2021 - 12:30