Insurgent Diplomat: Civil Talks or Civil War?

The longest serving deputy minister of foreign affairs in South Africa between 1994 and 2008 has released his memoirs, which he is launching at an event co-hosted by IGD and Penguin books at Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria - date to be confirmed.

See clips of media interviews with him on the book here.

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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West Africa: ECOWAS Appeals for Calm in Burkina Faso

By Augustine OsayandeAbuja — THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on people Burkina Faso to remain calm and law abiding over events unfolding and tension around the process leading to the consideration of the draft bill on constitutional amendment. This was contained in a communiqué signed by John Dramani Mahama Chairman of the Authority of Heads of...


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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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Promoting gender equality through collaborative action: reflections on the partnership between UN Women and the ACP Secretariat

By Anna Xoyane Friday, 23 May 2014 10:53

Anna XoyaneOn 1 April 2014, the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Brussels, Belgium, dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women in ACP member states. The MOU was signed on the sideline of the 4th Africa-EU Summit which took place in Brussels from 2-3 April 2014.

 

The ASEAN position on the South China Sea dispute: Quo Vadis?

By Kenny Dlamini Tuesday, 20 May 2014 14:05

dlaminiIn May 14, 2014 the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held its 24th summit hosted by Myanmar. It was a historical meeting for the bloc as Myanmar was hosting the summit for the first time, and also considering the fact that the group is preparing for the establishment of ASEAN community by 2015. However, one of the issues that topped the agenda was the South China Sea (SCS) dispute and, as expected, it was a subject of contention.

 

The US-Africa 2014 Leaders Summit: Africa to take centre stage in Washington

By Scott Firsing Tuesday, 20 May 2014 13:44

scottfirsinglgMany across the African continent have not always viewed America in a positive light. After years of a non-coherent strategy full of aid and security concerns, and a relative lack of attention from the US policymaker's perspective, we are witnessing a new era in US-Africa relations where Washington truly appears committed for the long haul.

 

Nigeria turns 100 – Reason to celebrate?

By Fritz Nganje Saturday, 03 May 2014 17:10

fritznganjeNigeria kicked off celebrations for its centenary anniversary as a unified country on 27 February 2014 with an international conference that brought together more than 20 heads of state and government, most of them from Africa. The theme of the one-day conference – Human Security, Peace and Development: Agenda for 21st Century Africa – was also focused on Africa. This is significant not only because it highlights the exemplary leadership role that once defined Nigeria's image on the continent, but more importantly because in most respects the history of Nigeria embodies the rise and fall of the African dream. A century after the creation of Nigeria, first as a British colony and later as an independent entity, do Nigerians have reason to celebrate?

 

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October  2014
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19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Insurgent Diplomat: Civil Talks or Civil War?

The longest serving deputy minister of foreign affairs in South Africa between 1994 and 2008 has released his memoirs, which he is launching at an event co-hosted by IGD and Penguin books at Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria - date to be confirmed.

See clips of media interviews with him on the book here.

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... 

West Africa: ECOWAS Appeals for Calm in Burkina Faso

By Augustine OsayandeAbuja — THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on people Burkina Faso to remain calm and law abiding over events unfolding and tension around the process leading to the consideration of the draft bill on constitutional amendment. This was contained in a communiqué signed by John Dramani Mahama Chairman of the Authority of Heads of...


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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