The appointment of Professor Carlos Lopes is yet another coup for UCT’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice. Just five years old, UCT’s youngest baby has managed to attract the cream of African intellect to mentor the next generation of the continent’s public servants. Professor Lopes’ appointment was announced at the School’s five year celebration yesterday evening.
Article appears on Business Live on 30 November 2016
Seasoned development economist Carlos Lopes will be joining the University of Cape Town as a visiting professor.
Participants in the GSDPP’s Leading in Public Life Young African Leaders Programme recognise the need for outstanding leadership now and believe looking deep inside themselves for solutions; active civic engagement and creative collaboration, are essential elements.
Balance, resilience and solid personal values – these are among the essential leadership qualities needed by leaders in Africa today argued former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene during an address to young leaders on the GSDPP’s Building Bridges Young African Leaders programme.