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Traditional Leadership, Violation of Land Rights ... 6 Jun 2018 Sithandiwe Yeni

In this Working Paper, Sithandiwe Yeni explores resistance by people over land rights violations by traditional leadership. Her paper forms part of an ongoing MISTRA research project on ‘Mediating Convergence and Divergence: Traditional Leadership and Customs in a Constitutional Democracy’.

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Nervous Conditions: The Burden Of Race, Class An ... 4 Apr 2018 Tsitsi Dangarembga

MISTRA in partnership with UJ hosted the Mapungubwe Annual Lecture 2018 on the 20 March 2018. The lecture was presented by Tsitsi Dangarembga, titled Nervous Conditions: The Burden Of Race, Class And Gender In The Construction Of The Post-Colonial Order.

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United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) Cal ... 29 Jan 2018 MISTRA

The United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) Programme has begun to accept nominations for the 2018 Awards. The nominations will close on 7 February 2018.

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Tribute to Bra Hugh Masekela 23 Jan 2018 MISTRA

MISTRA tribute on the passing of Bra Hugh Masekela.

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Tribute to Libby Lloyd 18 Jan 2018 MISTRA

MISTRA tribute to Libby Lloyd.

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Reimagining Basic Education in South Africa: Les ... 6 Nov 2017 Prof Wendy Ngoma

The project leader for MISTRA’s Priority Research Project on Reimagining Basic Education in South Africa: Lessons from the Eastern Cape, Prof Wendy Ngoma provides an overview of the research report.

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Tertiary Funding Crisis is Political 2 Aug 2017 David Maimela

Researcher in the Political Economy faculty, David Maimela wrote an article on the Higher Education funding crisis in South Africa for Daily News on 02 August 2017.

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Ray Phiri Tribute: Herein Lies a Man Who Tried t ... 21 Jul 2017 David Maimela

Researcher in the Political Economy faculty, David Maimela pays tribute to legendary South African musician, Raymond Chikapa Enock Phiri who sadly passed away on 12 July 2017.

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CDE-MISTRA Event on How Capitalism Can Deliver f ... 29 Mar 2017 Joel Netshitenzhe

MISTRA Executive Director, Joel Netshitenzhe presentation on 'How Capitalism Can Deliver for Everyone in South Africa,' at the CDE and MISTRA event on 29 March 2017.

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DTI ERAN Annual Conference 8 Mar 2017 Joel Netshitenzhe

Executive Director, Joel Netshitenzhe's presentation on 'Inclusive Growth and Structural Change in South Africa' at the DTI ERAN Annual Conference in Bloemfontein.

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A Sobering Case Study on the Eastern Cape Educat ... 6 Dec 2016 Asanda Luwaca

Assistant Researcher at the Faculty of Humanity, Asanda Luwaca wrote for the Huffington post on the Eastern Cape's education system.

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Pierro Gleijeses on Relations between Cuba and S ... 29 Nov 2016 Pierro Gleijeses

Professor Piero Gleijeses' interview with Polity about the Relations between Cuba and Southern Africa on the sidelines of the conference on 'The Politics of Armed Struggle in Southern Africa' that was hosted on the 24 November 2016.

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Colloquium on Systemic Educational Reforms: Less ... 18 Nov 2016 MISTRA

Mapungubwe Institute (MISTRA) Colloquium on Systemic Educational Reforms: Lessons from the Eastern Cape which will be held on the 07 December 2016 at Cedarwoods of Sandton.

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ACCELERATING INCLUSIVE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SPEECH 27 Sep 2016 Joel Netshitenzhe

Joel Netshitenzhe speech at the Accelerating Inclusive Youth Employment Conference at Spier, Stellenbosch on 27 September 2016.

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RECONCILIATION AND TRANSFORMATION: THE LEGACY OF ... 21 Jul 2016 Joel Netshitenzhe

Speech by MISTRA Executive Director, Joel Netshitenzhe at the Nelson Mandela Annual Seminar hosted by the University of South Africa (Unisa) Department of History in partnership with the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Getting to the Core of State Capture 27 May 2016 Joel Netshitenzhe, Executive Director

Mapungubwe Institute’s (MISTRA) Executive Director, Joel Netshitenzhe's lecture on the Relationship Between Party and State at the Management of African Political Parties School (MAPPS) in Johannesburg on the 24 May 2016.

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Youth Could Surprise Us All 15 May 2016 Sedireng Lerakong, MISTRA

Sometimes the young may be the ones to start charting a new way, writes Sedireng Lerakong.

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MISTRA'S Sedica Davids Appointed in WiASA Task T ... 29 Apr 2016 Sedica Davids, Secretary and HR Manager

The South African Council for the Architecture Profession (SACAP) announced the appointment of the Task Team of its programme: “Women in Architecture South Africa” (WiASA), under the leadership of Chairperson Ms Karuni Naidoo.

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State's Role in Development Starts with Good Gov ... 22 Mar 2016 Business Day Live

The debate about the role of the state in driving development is receding from the centre of policy thinking in the developing world, with the pendulum swinging to free markets and liberalisation. This is especially so as pressure intensifies for structural reforms to stimulate growth.

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WWF Workshop 13 Mar 2016 ee Publishers

WWF workshop held at Wits on the economics of nuclear energy in South Africa

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Minister Appoints New Board for WRC 25 Jan 2016 Infrastructure News and Service Delivery

Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, recently appointed the new Board of the Water Research Commission (WRC), which will be led by well-known water sector activists, Dr Nozibele Mjoli, who will serve as Chairperson, and Prof Sibusiso Vil-Nkomo as Deputy Chairperson.

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New Afrikaners make trek to inclusivity 17 Nov 2015 Christi van der Westhuizen, Sunday Times

Can anyone show post-apartheid verkramptes the light? Our feminist volksmoeders may be the answer, writes Christi van der Westhuizen

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Erken die mense se menslikheid 16 Nov 2015 Christi van der Westhuizen, Die Burger

Christi van der Westhuizen writes about MISTRA's Roundtable on Whiteness

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Too much money, too few leaders: Who will raise ... 15 Nov 2015 The Herald

Academics believe the Indian community’s primary focus is on making money, therefore it lacks strong leaders in the political arena. The cry for quality leaders who will advance issues especially in politics was a sentiment raised during the Indian Diaspora conference hosted by the University of KZN at its Westville campus this week.

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Too much money, too few leaders 15 Nov 2015 Sunday Tribune

Who will raise community issues?

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Anti-Corruption Campaih 2015 10 Nov 2015 eThekwini Online

Competition Commission hosts 4th BRICS International Competition Conference

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Kom on praat 8 Nov 2015 Rapport

Die gesprek oor witheid in Johannesburg het getoon daar is nog wye klove wat oorbrug moet word, berig Jacob Roo

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Whither whites? 8 Nov 2015 City Press

Do whites, Afrikaans and Afrikaners have a role in a democratic SA? On Thursday, research institute MISTRA held a round table discussion on whiteness.

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Do Whites Have a Role in Democratic SA? 8 Nov 2015 News24

Do whites, Afrikaans and Afrikaners have a role in a democratic SA. On Thursday, research institute Mistra held a round table discussion on whiteness.

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Black Privilege 7 Nov 2015 Politicsweb

Speech by Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum to the MISTRA Roundtable on whiteness - Whites, Afrikaans, Afrikaners: Addressing Post-Apartheid Legacies, Privileges and Burdens - 5 November 2015 Double standards and black privilege: The new story of South Africa.

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