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Upcoming events: Brown Bag Series
Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 14:15

Our second brown bag for 2020 will focus on ‘What priority actions are needed to improve the performance of local government?’

 

Auditor-general releases local government audit results
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 15:30

On 26 June 2016, the auditor-general (AG), Kimi Makwetu released the local government audit results. Following the results, the auditor-general expressed concern over lack of accountability.

Building Bridges hosts successful Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 14:00

The Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme hosted by the Mandela School’s Building Bridges Programme has concluded after three successful days. The leadership fellowship for mid-career African women working in the rule of law sector aims to promote solidarity, ambition and ultimately enhance democracies with more women with legal training in public leadership positions.  

Mandela School’s first fulltime masters semester course a success
Thu, 23 May 2019 - 15:00

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance’s first fulltime masters semester course, the Practice of Policy Making and Implementation, has successfully concluded. The course brought together students from politics, economics, environmental humanities, philosophy, and sociology.

Alan Hirsch in conversation with Pippa Hudson
Wed, 22 May 2019 - 10:00

Mandela School's Director, Professor Alan Hirsch, had a conversation with Pippa Hudson on Cape Talk. He spoke about the possible impact of the new Presidential policy unit on the effectiveness of the new government.

Professor Faizel Ismail at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies: Founders' Day Lecture Series
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 14:00

Director Designate from the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, Professor Faizel Ismail, recently delivered a lecture at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS): Founders’ Day Lecture Series; the event was held on 26 March 2019.

 

The Mandela School appoints Advocate Vusi Pikoli and Dr Ian Goldman as new Adjunct Professors
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 07:30

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance is pleased to announce the appointment of Advocate Vusi Pikoli and Dr Ian Goldman as new Adjunct Professors; they are joined by Dr Maria Phalime, Dr Shanil Haricharan and David Schmidt in their appointments as adjunct senior lecturers. 

World Bank Group Hiring: Economist
Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 12:45

Economist position open at the International Finance Corporation in Johannesburg. Applications can be submitted directly here.

COVID-19: University of Cape Town Updates
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 13:00

On 15 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act. The University of Cape Town community can read more about UCT's approach: here.

The Practice of Policymaking and Implementation first semester elective Master’s course
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 10:45

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance has a first semester elective Master’s course that is an excellent opportunity especially for postgraduate students in economics, politics, sociology, environmental sciences, built environment, and any field that would be enhanced by an understanding of enabling reform in complex governance settings. 

The Mandela School commemorates Nelson Mandela Month
Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 15:45

The Mandela School at UCT, commemorates, former President Nelson Mandela during his birthday month of July. Mandela’s dedication to the service of humanity and his contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, was recognised by the UN General Assembly in November 2009 and therefore declaring 18 July, “Nelson Mandela International Day

First 100+ Leading in Public Life: Emerging African Leaders Programme
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 15:15

Mandela School’s Building Bridges is proud to showcase the profiles of the first 100+ fellows of the Leading in Public Life: Emerging African Leaders Programme (EALP) in a webzine.

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