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Webinar on South Africa's stance on the Ukraine invasion

On Monday 11 April, the CACS, in collaboration with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the BRICS Research Centre, hosted a webinar on ‘Examining South Africa’s foreign policy position on the Russia-Ukraine crisis’. The keynote address was delivered by H.E. Ms Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, and Chair of the ANC’s Subcommittee on International Relations. Read more >>

Webinar on coups and failed states in Africa

On Tuesday 26 October, the CACS, in partnership with the UJ Library, hosted a Zoom webinar titled ‘ Are African States Failing, Again?: Examining the resurgence of military takeovers and failed states in Africa’. Read more >>

Article on land reform in South Africa

Charles Matseke, a CACS Programme Manager, has authored a peer-reviewed article on land reform in South Africa in the latest edition of UJ’s pan-African quarterly journal The Thinker. To download the article, click here.

Webinar on Zambian presidential election

On Tuesday 31 August, the CACS, in partnership with the UJ Library, hosted a Zoom webinar on ‘Zambia before and after the August 12 election: analysis and way forward’. The presenters included a leading Zambian academic and two political activists. Read more >>

International Forum on South Africa-China Tourism Cooperation

On Wednesday 4 August 2021, the University of Johannesburg Confucius Institute, the Centre for Africa-China Studies and the UJ School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) jointly hosted a Virtual International Forum titled ‘South Africa-China Tourism Cooperation: Opening New Horizons’. Read More >>

TRIBUTE

Tribute to former Zambian president Dr Kenneth Kaunda

Prof Tshilidzi Marwala, UJ Vice-Chancellor and Principal, has issued a tribute to Dr Kenneth Kaunda, founding President of the Republic of Zambia and pioneer of African independence from colonialism and settler rule, who died on 17 June at the age of 97. Among others, he called on UJ staff and students to observe the ten days of mourning declared by the South African government. To download the full statement, click on the button below.

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