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The Mandela School offers dynamic and contemporary postgraduate programmes
Wed, 26 May 2021 - 12:45

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.

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and Developmental Regionalism: A handbook
Mon, 31 May 2021 - 14:30

Professor Faizel Ismail, the Mandela School Director, published a handbook recently and is now available in digital format.

May 2021 Newsletter
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 21:45

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.

Insights from Professor Carlos Lopes
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 13:00

 

Professor Carlos Lopes on the news – 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. 

 

How Africa Should Approach Trade and Industrialisation
Mon, 03 May 2021 - 12:30

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.

AfCFTA must be about industrialisation, not just trade
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 11:30

Industrial capacity, capabilities and competence vary across countries and regions, which can open countries to uneven trade dynamics.

Women leadership in local government space
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 15:45

The Local Government Women Leadership Development Programme (LGWLDP), initiated by SALGA and delivered by University of Cape Town’s Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance in partnership with Zenande Leadership, has successfully welcomed its first cohort.

Mandela School Connect - engagement space in pursuit of Africa's development
Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 11:30

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town is elated to announce the launch of its online interactive networking platform, Mandela School Connect.

Gender inequality faced in the design and implementation of trade policy
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 10:00

[Op-Ed] International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements - writes Vuyiswa Mkhabela, one of the Mandela School's researchers on the AfCFTA Transformative Industrialisation webinar series.

The Mandela School brings together policymakers and industry experts
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 14:15

An update - please follow this link to access edited videos, summary reports, and policy briefs compiled from the AfCFTA and Transformative Industrialisation webinar series.

The University of Cape Town’s Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance hosted a webinar series under the theme - The AfCFTA and Transformative Industrialisation.  The webinar series preceded the much-anticipated official launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), and initiated the conversation on how the AfCFTA can advance transformative industrialisation in Africa. 

A closer look at climate change and development nexus in Africa
Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 13:15

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance in partnership with the African Climate Foundation (ACF) recently launched the first climate change and development lecture series in the School’s Development Policy and Practice Masters Programme.

The Mandela School mourns the passing of Professor Benno Ndulu
Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 16:45

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at UCT mourns and celebrates the life of Professor Benno Ndulu. The School mourns the passing of one of Africa’s greatest contemporary intellectual and practical leaders. We extend our sincere condolences to the Ndulu family, friends, colleagues, and the people of Tanzania.

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