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Watch: All sessions from Africa Month Virtual Symposium
Sun, 31 May 2020 - 21:45

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Convocation and the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance hosted the second African Month Public Symposium, under the theme: Africa’s innovations in the global fight against COVID-19, from 27 May to 29 May 2020.

How a post-COVID-19 revival could kickstart Africa’s free trade area
Thu, 28 May 2020 - 11:15

[Op-Ed] “How a post-COVID-19 revival could kickstart Africa’s free trade area” — writes Professor Faizel Ismail, Director at the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance. 

Webinar Series
Fri, 22 May 2020 - 10:45

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance invites you to the webinar series on Africa’s response to COVID-19. Dates to the next webinar will be announced on the School’s digital platforms. 

Join the Masterclass Series with Professor Carlos Lopes
Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 02:45

Join the Mandela School for a Masterclass Series titled: “What does contemporary Africa look like in the new decade?” with Professor Carlos Lopes. Future dates will be announced. 

Africa Month Virtual Symposium, 27 May to 29 May 2020
Wed, 27 May 2020 - 08:15

Join the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Convocation and the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance on Friday, 29 May, for the final day of the second African Month Public Symposium themed: “Africa’s innovations in the global fight against COVID-19”.

Thandika Mkandawire: A tree for African intellectuals to lean on and consult
Mon, 04 May 2020 - 11:00

[Op-Ed] Thandika Mkandawire: A tree for African intellectuals to lean on and consult. Malawian economist Thandika Mkandawire provided insight and mentorship to generations of African intellectuals. Now it is up to us to continue his legacy. - writes Professor Carlos Lopes for the Mail&Gaurdian

South Africa—can its achievement in containing COVID-19 lead to sustained success in dealing with the crisis?
Mon, 04 May 2020 - 10:45

[Op-Ed] South Africa—can its achievement in containing COVID-19 lead to sustained success in dealing with the crisis? writes Professor Alan Hirsch from the Nelson Mandela School of  Public Governance.

Coronavirus: together we can come out stronger and united
Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 11:00

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.

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance on the passing of Professor Thandika Mkandawire
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 18:45

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.

Postponed: Afrobarometer – an indispensable African resource for effective policy-making and high-quality scholarship
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 12:45

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. 

Postponed: Afrobarometer information session
Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 15:30

The Mandela School, Afrobarometer session that was set to take place on 23 April 2020 has been postponed. The Afrobarometer, is a survey that provides robust and representative views of the adult population in 34 African countries on a range of key issues relating to, inter alia, governance, perceived performance of public institutions, service delivery, civil society engagement, public participation, leadership, corruption and democratic values.

The Mandela School appoints new Academic Director
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 11:45

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Shanil Haricharan, as the new Academic Director of the Mandela School, effective from 1 January 2020.

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