Africa Institute of South Africa
On 20-21 November 2017 AISA organised a writing retreat for emerging scholarsat the HSRC Building in Pretoria. Indeed, as the organisers and participants, we are indebted to HSRC and its AISA division for supporting this programme which is consistent with the South African Government’s new growth path of National Development Plan (NDP) to accelerate evidence-based innovation and support “to leave no one behind” at the local, national, and regional contexts.
Dr Sylvester Bongani Maphosa has been appointed as Adjunct Professor in the Research Office of the School of Human and Social Sciences at the University of Venda, from 01 August 2016 to 31 July 2019.
The HSRC is hosting its 4th Racism Dialogue panel discussion in Port Elizabeth today (Tuesday, 28 June).
Herewith the New Book Notification for Peace Education for Violence Prevention in Fragile African Societies: What’s Going to Make a Difference?
Total transformation of the continent’s legacies and structures to prioritise wellbeing of humans a crucial success factor for Africa’s sustainable development initiatives. Writer: Musa Ndlangamandla www.transformsa.co.za
Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller has been appointed as chair of the academic group of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). IORA is an international organisation consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.
This paper argues that while Africa’s economic growth could be strongly impacted by China’s reform measures, they may be the required push for the continent to diversify and decrease its dependence on natural resources.