Application deadline extended for Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice to 30 September 2016
Applications deadline for MPhil extended to 30 Sept 2016
Applications for the Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice programme has been extended to 30 September 2016. The programme offers students a multi-disciplinary degree with a balance of theoretical and practical skills.
African Economic Integration report
Report on African Economic Integration
Nkrumah and other African leaders saw African Economic Integration as a long – term goal for African states. Although many steps have already been taken towards this objective, there have also been a number of challenges.
Mr Maybin Nsupila (Zambia) flanked by Professor Alan Hirsch and Dr Judith Cornell
Inaugural MPhil graduates have key role to play in shaping Africa’s future
It was a cold and rainy day at UCT, but nothing was going to dampen the enthusiasm of the group of inaugural graduates from the UCT Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice who had gathered for a celebratory lunch after their graduation...
UCT collaborates in global programme to tackle inequality
UCT collaborates in global programme to tackle inequality
An ambitious programme, designed to build a global community of leaders dedicated to changing policy, practice and public dialogue around inequalities, has been announced by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), The Atlantic...
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Saturday, 24 September 2016
Leaders of tomorrow for Africa

The third session of LEAD Campus was held in Paris from 5 to 10 September 2016. It aims to develop skills and to meet the economic elite of Africa.

The first class of 25 students consists of SME creators, those responsible for economic programmes for the state and multinational executives.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:45
Felix Mwenge

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.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:30
Participants at the research roundtable

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.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:00
LeAD Campus participant spread

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.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 10:45