The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) is pleased to share with you its final newsletter for 2020. It is a great privilege to share our latest news with you. It has been a very tough year, socially, economically and in many other respects. MISTRA highly appreciates the opportunity to contribute to strategic research on critical issues facing humanity, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this issue, we report on:

  • Board changes;
  • the Mapungubwe Annual Lecture 2020;
  • the launch of MISTRA’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) publication;
  • MISTRA’s 5th Annual PGM Roundtable; and
  • the launch of the report, Understanding South Africa’s Democratic Trajectory: A comparative analysis of post-colonial societies.

We hope you enjoy this issue.

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