Felix Mwenge (Zambia) is a Multichoice Scholarship holder and was part of the MPhil in Development Policy and Practice 2014 pioneer class. Multichoice did an interviewed with Felix on the benefits of the scholarship and the success of his studies.
The Leading in Public Life Young African Leaders Programme has brought together 48 emerging leaders from eight African countries for a two week residential leadership intervention in Cape Town. As part of building the alumni network and broadening the conversation, 2015 and 2016 alumni from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe were invited to write up original “case studies” related to the work they are currently engaged in around the current Building Bridges theme of Governance Activism for Inclusive Democratic Development.
A high-level business leadership programme between four leading institutions is working with African managers and business leaders to find solutions to the challenges facing the continent.
The Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, in partnership with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), and the Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development (PSPPD II), presented the third iteration of the Understanding Poverty and Inequality in South Africa course from 18 – 22 July 2016.
The course was held at the Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town, and attended by 27 senior government officials. Participants represented a range of national and provincial ministries, including the Department of Social Development, National Treasury, and the Presidency.