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"The Umbrella Men: Escape From Robben Island" (Courtesy of Known Associates Entertainment) The influence of the United States (US) on South African film and television is substantial and multifaceted, reflecting broader trends of globalisation and cultural exchange. From cinematic styles and

IMAGE CREDIT:GENEVA ENVIRONMENT NETWORK Introduction September 2024 will be a momentous time for the world as the global governing body, the UnitedNations(UN), is poised to change if not substantially, at least appreciably. With the anticipated changesin the UN, global governance will equally

By David Sethathi The global business environment is constantly changing, hence the need to explore the variousentities that are advancing business in the different regions. Government agencies, multinationalcorporations, grassroots initiatives and social enterprises play a crucial role in shaping the courseof

By Valerie Buthelezi The latest report by the World Economic Forum forecasts that the space economy will be valued at US$1.8 trillion by 2035, presenting an opportunity for economic growth and increased sociotechnical development. This economic sector comprises nationalised space agencies

In January this year, at the first ever Italy-Africa Summit in Rome, the Italian Prime MinisterGiorgia Meloni revealed the Mattei Plan – an ambitious $5.95 billion project that aims toshape Italy’s strategy for Africa in the years to come. The Summit

By Kabaso Kabwe During a recent high-level consultative dialogue on the European Union (EU)-Africa Union (AU) healthpartnership, the EU pledged to support the AU in achieving its ambitious target of producing 60% ofthe vaccines on the continent. What does this entail for

By Asad el Malik, PhD The intricate web of international diplomacy often sees nations entangled in a complex dance of alliances, rivalries, and shifting allegiances. At the heart of such diplomatic intricacies lies the delicate relationship between the United States and

By Hluma Luvo Ralane Waterfall City, nestled in the heart of South Africa, has emerged as the continent's fastest-growing mixed-use lifestyle precinct, drawing global attention as a premier destination for corporations seeking modern and strategically located spaces for their African operations.

By Bob Wekesa Covid-19 was and is a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon. It is therefore a marker of many other social, political, and cultural phenomena. One such phenomenon is the African diaspora. The African diaspora is a macro category given its spatial-temporal dimensions

19 JANUARY 2024 Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Forum report Prepared by: Ms Kahunde Annet, Makerere University. Dr Edward Kaweesi, Makerere University. Dr Bob Wekesa, University of the Witwatersrand. Introduction and background The African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS), based at