Global Humanities Institute on Climate Justice and Problems of Scale at Future Africa in August 2022
Posted on July 30, 2022
From 29 July until 6 August 2022, the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship is hosting a 8 day Global Humanities Institute at the Future Africa.
UP EXPERT OPINION: AU fails to achieve 20-20 vision despite milestone anniversary
Posted on July 26, 2022
Professor Adekeye Adebajo reflects on the impact and outcomes of the Africa Union (AU) as it celebrates it 20 year anniversary this month.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Farewell to a pan-African peacebuilder and perennial optimist
Posted on July 12, 2022
Senior CAS Research Fellow, Professor Adekeye Adebajo discusses Nigerian scholar-diplomat Ejeviome Eloho Otobo's contribution to pan-Africanism and scholarship on peacebuilding in Africa.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Overlooking Western failings when stoking fears on China’s presence in Africa
Posted on June 27, 2022
Professor Adekeye Adebajo writes a response to The Economist's special report on "China in Africa".
UP EXPERT OPINION: Stellar record shows Rafael Nadal is in a league of his own
Posted on June 14, 2022
“The hallmark of Rafael Nadal’s game has been that of a master matador with the ferociousness of a prowling tiger and a never-say-die attitude,” writes Prof Adekeye Adebajo, UP Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, about the Spanish tennis giant.
UP EXPERT OPINION: SA can boast of three decades of peacemaking on the continent
Posted on May 30, 2022
Professor Adekeye Adebajo, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship senior research fellow, provides and overview of South Africa's peacemaking endeavours in African countries over the past 30 years.
EXPERT OPINION: Super Eagles’ plummet a metaphor for Nigeria’s malaise
Posted on May 17, 2022
In his weekly column in The Business Day Professor Adekeye Adebajo writes about soccer and politics in Nigeria. .
CAS Contribution to University of Pretoria's Re.Search e-magazine
Posted on May 05, 2022
In the second issue of Re.Search, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship postdoctoral fellow Dr Agnetta Nyabundi writes about Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) and the role of mobile phones in addressing the challenges of under-five child morbidity and mortality.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Wole Soyinka vs Caroline Davis – The CIA controversy
Posted on May 05, 2022
“Despite the Nobel laureate’s poetic prose and powerful polemic, this controversy is far from over.” – UP’s Prof Adekeye Adebajo on writer Wole Soyinka’s attempts to rebut claims made in a book that he was co-opted by the CIA.
Did Africa receive climate justice from the outcomes of COP26? asks UP Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship webinar
Posted on April 07, 2022
The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship recently held a webinar discussing whether Africa received climate justice at the COP26 conference. Were there real benefits for the continent facing the most extreme risk from climate change?
‘Addressing food systems challenges is at the heart of sustainability in Africa, and indeed globally’ – VC at FSNet-Africa Research Symposium
Posted on April 05, 2022
18 fellows of the Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) recently presented final research proposals on various food-systems-related topics, during a three-day symposium held at UP's Future Africa Institute.
UP EXPERT OPINION: US’s first female top diplomat Madeleine Albright not all she was cut out to be
Posted on April 04, 2022
Professor Adekeye Adebajo, senior research fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, reflects on the legacy of United States diplomat Madeline Albright following her passing in late March 2022.
IN THE MEDIA: Will Africa be able to step into the provision of gas breach?
Posted on March 31, 2022
On 26 March 2022, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship senior research fellow, Professor Adekeye Adebajo, provided some insight into the role of Africa in plugging the gap left by Russia in the European market on Newzroom Afrika.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Low African vote for EU’s sanctions call casts doubt on alliance
Posted on March 07, 2022
A few weeks after the sixth European Union (EU) - African Union (AU) summit, Professor Adekeye Adebajo reflects on the strength of multilateral partnership as tensions in Europe are at a high.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Unpacking a mystery of physics: Why processes in nature operate only in one direction
Posted on March 01, 2022
On 28 February 2022, the Conversation Africa published an article co-authored by Professor Tjaart Kruger and Professor Emil Roduner titled "Unpacking a mystery of physics: Why processes in nature operate only in one direction".
IN THE MEDIA: Dr. Elizabeth Mkandawire on what the Africa is doing to advance women and girls in science
Posted on February 25, 2022
On 12 February 2022, Dr Elizabeth Mkandawire the Network and Research Manager at the FSNet-Africa Project at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, spoke to Newzroom Arika on the advancement of women and girls in science.
IN THE MEDIA: The philosophy that can change how you look at life
Posted on February 25, 2022
On 24 February 2022, the BBC released an interview with Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship Director Professor James Ogude, who provided insight into the African philosophy of Ubuntu.
UP EXPERT OPINON: The iconoclastic feminist scholar-activist
Posted on February 21, 2022
In his weekly column, senior research fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, Professor Adekeye Adebajo pays tribute to African-American scholar-activist bell hooks.
BOOK REVIEW: The Afterlife of History
Posted on February 18, 2022
On 14 February 2022, Professor Pepper Stetler published a review of "The Trial of Cecil John Rhodes" by Professor Adekeye Adebajo.
MEDIA: We Are Nature with James Ogude
Posted on February 14, 2022
On 12 January 2022, director of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship Professor James Ogude was invited to participate on the Flourish Systems Change Podcast with Sarah Ichioka and Michael Pawlyn, on an episode titled "We Are Nature".