The Decoloniality Summer School hosted by the College of Human Sciences

The College of Human Sciences (CHS) in collaboration with the Archie Mafeje Research Institute for Applied Social Policy (AMRI), the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD) and the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) will host a one-week long Summer School on Decoloniality with a focus on Power, Knowledge and Identity.

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Humanizing the Textile and Apparel Provision of the US African Growth and Opportunity Act

University of Johannesburg, Department of Politics and International Relations & Institute for Global Dialogue associated with UNISA invite you to hear Prof Margaret C. Lee speak at the UJ Library.

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The Blue Economy and Maritime Security Challenges for South and Southern Africa

The Institute for Global Dialogue associated with UNISA, in collaboration with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Open Society Foundation South Africa, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, South African Defence & Security Management Network, have the pleasure of inviting YOU to a symposium on The Blue Economy and Maritime Security Challenges for South and Southern Africa...

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Africa: UK Universities to Be Scrutinised On Global Health Research

By Imogen MathersAn attempt to galvanise UK universities to direct research at global health and neglected diseases while making their findings more available to people in developing countries is being launched next month. An online index will grade UK universities according to the level and impact of their research on global health and neglected diseases. It will also rank them according to...


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America's Edward Snowden problem

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America's Edward Snowden problem
By Peter Lee The main problem for Edward Snowden is that he ran away. That's not Edward Snowden's problem; it's America's problem. The idea that Edward Snowden decided to flee overseas in order to deliver his revelations of massive US government surveillance is awkward for the United States politically, and difficult for...


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Why is the Cuban-South African relationship important? [SABC]

By Wayne Jumat Wednesday, 24 September 2014 21:44

Wayne JumatWith 126 South African medical students on their way to Cuba, on medical bursaries from the South Africa-Cuba Medical Programme, the following questions about the Cuban-South African approximation need to be addressed. What does the relationship offer broadly being embedded in the global South? Are the ideological and sentimental bonds as strong as before? And how does the South African-American relationship impact on the Cuban-South African relationship?

 

The SADC Double Troika On The Lesotho Crisis

By Siphamandla Zondi Tuesday, 16 September 2014 16:27

zondiBotswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa (Organ Chair) and Zimbabwe (SADC chair) constitute the double troika that had a special summit on Lesotho and the DRC on 15 September 2014 in Pretoria against the backdrop of uncertainty about the SADC-facilitated constitutional normalization process in the mountain kingdom.

 

Modernising Agriculture to address Youth Unemployment in Africa

By Anna Xoyane Monday, 15 September 2014 15:16

Anna XoyaneAt the 23rd African Union (AU) Summit, the Chairperson of the AU, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, encouraged the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) to modernise farming as a means of attracting young women and men into the agricultural sector. The summit themed "Agriculture and Food Security" took place in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 25 June 2014.1 Since its evolution from OAU to AU in 2000 the organisation has been battling with the impact of global financial crises threatening its vision of integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa. Moreover, youth bulge and the rise of youth unemployment continues to destabilize regional peace and food security in Africa.

 

Africa must breed its own Young African Leaders through the African Youth Charter

By Kenny Dlamini Monday, 08 September 2014 10:24

dlaminiDuring the USA-Africa Leaders' summit which took place on the 4th-6th August 2014 in Washington, one of the shared commitments outlined by the United Sates (U.S) and African governments is to increase investment in the next generation; investment in Africa's youth. This was in line with the theme of the summit 'Investing in the Next Generation', which focused on ways of stimulating growth, unlocking opportunities and creating an enabling environment for the next generation.

 

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October  2014
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The Decoloniality Summer School hosted by the College of Human Sciences

The College of Human Sciences (CHS) in collaboration with the Archie Mafeje Research Institute for Applied Social Policy (AMRI), the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD) and the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) will host a one-week long Summer School on Decoloniality with a focus on Power, Knowledge and Identity.

Read More... 

Humanizing the Textile and Apparel Provision of the US African Growth and Opportunity Act

University of Johannesburg, Department of Politics and International Relations & Institute for Global Dialogue associated with UNISA invite you to hear Prof Margaret C. Lee speak at the UJ Library.

Read More... 

The Blue Economy and Maritime Security Challenges for South and Southern Africa

The Institute for Global Dialogue associated with UNISA, in collaboration with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Open Society Foundation South Africa, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, South African Defence & Security Management Network, have the pleasure of inviting YOU to a symposium on The Blue Economy and Maritime Security Challenges for South and Southern Africa...

Read More... 

Africa: UK Universities to Be Scrutinised On Global Health Research

By Imogen MathersAn attempt to galvanise UK universities to direct research at global health and neglected diseases while making their findings more available to people in developing countries is being launched next month. An online index will grade UK universities according to the level and impact of their research on global health and neglected diseases. It will also rank them according to...


Read More...

America's Edward Snowden problem

Page 1 of 2
America's Edward Snowden problem
By Peter Lee The main problem for Edward Snowden is that he ran away. That's not Edward Snowden's problem; it's America's problem. The idea that Edward Snowden decided to flee overseas in order to deliver his revelations of massive US government surveillance is awkward for the United States politically, and difficult for...


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