GSDPP aims to build an esprit de corps amongst leaders in South Africa and Africa more broadly, and to promote peer networks and linkages between leaders in government and in other fields such as academia, business, civil society and the arts.
Article appears on the UCT Alumni & Development website and is an open letter to UCT alumni, by Dr Russell Ally
Dear UCT alumni
2016 closed in a troubling way for many of you. The Annual General Meeting of Convocation had to be aborted and the Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association had to be postponed.
Article appears on Premium Times on 10 January 2017, by Samson Itodo*
*Samson Itodo is a GSDPP Leading in Public Life alumni
One month after the wind of change blew across West Africa’s poster child of democracy, Ghana, her newly elected president, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo of the National Patriotic Party (NPP) has been sworn into office in an atmosphere of jubilation and elegance.
The Atlantic Fellowships programmes on social and economic inequality, based at the London School of Economics (LSE), are open for applications.
Some closing dates are looming already!