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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Friday, 10 April 2020
Khoekhoegowab praise singing at SONA

A/Xarra Forum's Bradley Van Sitters speaks at CAS with the media on his inaugural historic Khoekhoegowab praise singing at the 2019 State of the Nation Address (coinciding with South Africa's 25 years of democracy).

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 07:30
Cleansing ceremony launches UCT's Khoekhoegowab language course

A cleansing ceremony was performed to mark the inaugural class of the Khoekhoegowab language course at UCT this week.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 08:15
Africa Month Announcement

The Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice Forum, in partnership with CHED, is rolling out the teaching of Khoekhoegowab in the Year of World Indigenous Languages.

Publication Date:
Tue, 28 May 2019 - 14:30
The significance of Turkish archives for South African History

Dr Halim Gencoglu presented his research at a well attended CAS seminar on 7 May 2019.

Publication Date:
Tue, 21 May 2019 - 09:30