Industrialising Africa: Unlocking the Economic Potential of the Continent
Professor Horman Chitonge’s new book examines the prospect of African industrial development from a structural transformation perspective. It demonstrates that industrial development in Africa remains elusive due to an incomplete decolonization of...
Khoekhoegowab Launch
Chief Hendrik 'Hennie' van Wyk, of the Gorachouqua House, at the launch of the first Khoekhoegowab language course. The course was a joint outcome of the work of the Centre for African Studies, the Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice Forum, and...
Khoekhoegowab First Class
The Khoekhoegowab course was launched in June 2019. This is the first class. It was taught by Dorothea Davids, a first-language Khoekhoegowab speaker and teacher from Namibia. She is featured in the front row wearing green, second from left.
Inaugural ceremonies of the Khoekhoegowab course
Bradley van Sitters, Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice member, 'Khoisan' revivalist and cultural activist, performs an inaugural blessing ceremony for the course.
Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice Forum
Chief Autshumao 'Mackie' addresses and leads the Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice Forum during one of their meetings, held at the Centre for African Studies.
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Rethinking Africa


Friday, 10 April 2020
Language Activism Symposium

The A.C. Jordan Chair in African Studies and Linguistics Section invite you to a Symposium.  15 Nov, 3 - 6pm. Poster and Program attached.

Publication Date:
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 17:30
Book Launch of Industrialising Africa

You are invited to the Book Launch of Prof Chitonge's new manuscript "Industrialising Africa:  Unlocking the economic potential of the continent". Thursday 7 Nov 2019, 4 - 5.15pm

Publication Date:
Sun, 03 Nov 2019 - 23:00
A Conference in Tribute to Samir Amin

The Centre for African Studies is hosting a 2-day Conference, in tribute of the late Samir Amin.

All are welcome.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 - 13:30
New course in African Studies Launching in July 2019

AXL 1203S: Writing Across Borders
What happens to the identity of individuals as they move across borders?  This is the key question that the course explores on the topical theme of migration.

Publication Date:
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 13:15