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The work of the Mapungubwe Institute has been made possible with the support of the following donors.

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The Nelson Mandela Foundation

The Mapungubwe Institute (MISTRA), in association with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, hosted a conference to release the Research Report for its project on Nation Formation and Social Cohesion.

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Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute

The Mapungubwe Institute, the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute at the University of South Africa jointly convened 20 Years of South African Democracy: So Where to Now?, a conference to mark 20 years of our democracy.

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in South Africa

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in South Africa and MISTRA have partnered on several strategic reflections. FES has also supported several of MISTRA'S research projects

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Encha Group


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Memoranda of Understanding

The Mapungubwe Institute has signed Memoranda of Understanding with the following institutions.

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MISTRA Archives

Mr Ndletyana comments . . .

Mr Ndletyana writes on SA Sovereignty following the Gupta-Zuma Affair and Mr Sekibakiba Peter Lekgoathi expresses his views on the relevance of chieftainship

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Encouraging debate to . . .

Mahmood Mamdani – man on a mission to find answers to worldwide political and social challenges, writes Janet Smith.

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