Entries by GovInn

“Curbing Inequality Through Decolonising Knowledge Production in Higher Education in South Africa”, by Leon Mwamba in The Australasian Review of African Studies.

GovInn’s Research Fellow Leon Mwamba published the article “Curbing Inequality Through Decolonising Knowledge Production in Higher Education in South Africa” in The Australasian Review of African Studies. In South Africa, the question of whether a Western education system can lead to the achievement of equality among citizens is quite a problematic one. Thus, the question […]

Dickson Ajisafe graduates with a Master’s in African and European Cultural Relations.

ESA-SSA and GovInn’s Dickson AJisafe recently graduated with a Master’s in African and European Cultural Relations at the University of Pretoria‘s Autumn Graduation Ceremony. Dickson was the first Nigerian scholar to be awarded the Erasmus Plus Scholarship to study in Europe in 2016.       Read the full article here : http://www.up.ac.za/en/news/post_2669944-conquering-the-world-through-academic-excellence

Call for papers ‘African Mobilities – reshaping narratives and practices of circulation and exchange.’

Nordic Africa Days 2018 19 – 21 September in Uppsala, Sweden Theme: African Mobilities – reshaping narratives and practices of circulation and exchange. (Panel 12) This panel seeks to enhance the understanding, application and progress of regional integration as a strategy for socio-economic transformation and development in Africa; with a particular focus on borders and […]

CALL FOR APPLICATION: Land Matrix Initiative Research Assistant.

The Land Matrix Initiative (LMI) ( see also www.landmatrix.org) is a global and independent initiative monitoring competition over land use in the Global South. Its goal is to facilitate an open development community of citizens, researchers, policy‐makers and technology specialists to promote transparency and accountability in decisions over land and investment. The LMI has become […]

Evaluating ‘home grown’ research networks in Africa.

GovInn’s Senior Researcher Camilla Adelle published together with Nico Elema, Ereck Chakauya and David Benson the article ” Evaluating ‘home grown’ research networks in Africa” in the South African Journal of Science.   Attempts to improve the policy environment have led to a growing pressure on governments in Africa to embark on policymaking that is […]