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COVID-19: Voices from the Mandela School
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 09:30

Read articles written by the Mandela School’s Professor Alan Hirsch, Professor Faizel Ismail and Professor Carlos Lopes on the impact of COVID-19 on the African continent.

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. 

The Mandela School July 2020 Newsletter: Mandela Month tribute, student achievements, and remote learning
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 14:30

In this month’s newsletter, the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance commemorates Mandela Month, highlights student achievements, staff achievements and the postgraduate team after having run a successful 2019 cohort Masters Semester 3 and 2020 cohort Semester 2 through emergency remote teaching.  

The Mandela School during COVID-19: webinar series, masterclass series and remote learning
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 13:30

In response to COVID-19, the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town (UCT), has been working hard to assist students and to ensure that the academic year continues. 

Mandela Day 2020: Register for the virtual Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 10:30

Join the Nelson Mandela Foundation on 18 July 2020, for the first ever virtual Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, which will be delivered by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres. 

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.

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”.

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. 

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.

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. The final session is on Friday, 12 June and will focus on: “Regional integration and the establishment of a free trade area”.  

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.

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