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 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.
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”.
[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.
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”.
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 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.