HSRC's Africa Week programme to look at promoting research and innovation

To mark the annual commemoration of Africa month, the 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 Africa Week programme will run from 21 to 25 May 2017 and is filled with various thought leadership and engaging activities to cater for a wide range of audiences. Among other events, the Africa Week activities include the following major proceedings:

  • PhD Colloquium, 21 May 2017, 08h00, at Unisa
  • African Unity for Renaissance International Conference, 22 to 23 May 2017, 08h00 – 17h00, Freedom Park
  • Africa Day Expo, 25 May 2017, 08h00 – 17h00, Kara Heritage Institute

Partners will include: the Department of Science and Technology (DST), National Research Foundation (NRF), Kara Heritage Institute, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), International Council for Science - Regional Office for Africa (ICSU), BrandSA, the City of Tshwane, ProudlySA, National Heritage Foundation (NHF), University of South Africa (UNISA) and Water Research Commission (WRC).

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