Africa Institute of South Africa
To mark the annual commemoration of Africa month, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in collaboration with a range of partners invites members of the media to participate in thought leadership platforms lined-up for Africa Week.
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.
In many areas ocean ecosystems are under stress. How can the ecological integrity of these areas be preserved and restored in light of a growing interest in the economic potential of sea-bed exploration, intensive fishing operations and increasing shipping activities? These are the issues explored recently at ‘the first conference of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) on the blue economy,’ attended by high-level officials and ministers of countries bordering the Indian Ocean. Ina van der Linde reports.