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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

Africa-US Forum: Engaging the African Diaspora The recent Africa-US Forum, titled "Africa Engages The Diaspora," brought together scholars and leaders to discuss the dynamic relationship between Africa and its global diaspora. Organized collaboratively by the African Center for the Study of

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

Introduction and Background In his opening remarks at the Africa-US Engagement Forum, Prof. Mucha Musemwa, the Dean ofHumanities at Wits University, extended gratitude to all attendees and acknowledged the esteemedpartners of the African Centre for the Study of the United States

Introduction and Background The Africa US Universities Initiative (AFUSI), which brings together the Centre for the Study of theUnited States (ACSUS), based at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), the Centre onCommunication Leadership and Policy (CCLP) at the University of Southern

By Asad El Malik As the world's attention turns towards the upcoming United States presidential election in November, Africa stands with keen interest, observing the potential ramifications of the contest between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. The possibility

In recent years, there has been no shortage of news, analysis, or political commentary on the increasingly impactful, varied activities, and probable intentions of global powers in Africa. However, the vast majority of what is projected, and consumed by the

Welcome to the African Summer for Academic Development for Social Work students! This unique program is a collaborative effort between the African Center for the Study of the United States and the National Association of Black Social Workers, aimed at

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.