In issue Number#26 we report on:

  • An upcoming colloquium titled Earth, Wind & Fire: Unpacking the political, economic and security implications of the discourse on the Green Economy.
  • MISTRA’s participation in the Harambee “Accelerating inclusive youth employment” conference.
  • A range of articles, including “The Green Economy In Africa: A Critical Overview” by Radhika Perrot and Diran Soumonni, Fear of losing power breeds action”, Echos of the first term and Parliament must see robust debate”, by Dr Mcebisi Ndletyana.
  • Young, black, jobless? Here’s what to do by Joel Netshitenzhe, as well as his presentation on Inequality in South African Policy Discourse at a UNU-WIDER Conference, Is pageant a true reflection of SA? by Xolelwa Kashe-Katiya and Jeffrey Sehume, and Betrayal of our valiant past by Gail Smith.
  • A Chapter by MISTRA Director Operations, Yacoob Abba Omar in a book on GCC Relations with Post-War Iraq: A Strategic Perspective, which explores the underlying reasons for the region’s instability from a variety of perspectives
  • The appointment of Thulani Mdlalose as an intern in the Faculty of Knowledge Economy and Scientific Advancement and Ms Tshwarelo Mdluli who joins MISTRA as volunteer. Furthermore, while we are sad to say goodbye to Rachel Browne, we are pleased to welcome the return of Barry Gilder.