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The mission of the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town is to promote and inspire strategic public leadership in Africa. Established in 2011 as the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, it was...
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Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Masterclass Series with Professor Carlos Lopes

Join the Mandela School for a Masterclass Series titled: “What does contemporary Africa look like in the new decade?” with Professor Carlos Lopes. The final session is on Friday, 12 June and will focus on: “Regional integration and the establishment of a free trade area”.  

Publication Date:
Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 02:45
Coronavirus: together we can come out stronger and united

50 African intellectuals including Kako Nubukpo, Alioune Sall, Carlos Lopes, Cristina Duarte, Felwine Sarr, Achille Mbembe, Reckya Madougou, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Franck Hermann Ekra and Hakim Ben Hammouda co-signed this call to mobilize the intelligence, resources and creativity of Africans to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication Date:
Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 11:00
The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance on the passing of Professor Thandika Mkandawire

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Professor Thandika Mkandawire, Senior Fellow, mentor and friend. The School would like to extend heartfelt condolences to Professor Mkandawire’s wife, Kaarina Klint, his children, grand-children, family and friends, many whom are former students.

Publication Date:
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 18:45
Postponed: Afrobarometer – an indispensable African resource for effective policy-making and high-quality scholarship

Please note the seminar that was set to take place on 7 April 2020 has been postponed. The Mandela School will share information on a future date. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 12:45