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Launch of book by Z Pallo Jordan

ON Thursday 28 September 2017, the NRF Chair of African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, in partnership with Jacana Media and the Mutloatse Art Heritage Trust, will host the launch of Letters to my Comrades: Interventions and Excursions, by Z Pallo Jordan.

DATE: Thursday 28 September 2017.
Time: 17h30 for 18h00.
VENUE: School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH), UJ Bunting Road Campus, Auckland Park.
INVITATION: For a printable invitation, click here.
MAP: For a route map to the venue, click here.
RSVP: Nabila Noor Mohamed, nabilanm@uj.ac.za / tel 011 599 2716.

Extract from the backtext
Z Pallo Jordan has long been the unapologetic moral guardian of the liberation struggle. His writings spanning decades are testament to the power of putting pen to paper, and speaking the truth with force and eminentlhy readable moral conviction. Letters to my Comrades is the ultimate collection of his piercing and yet embraceable thoughts and enquiries.

‘In many ways, this book is strikingly apt for the current historical period. For one thing, it is being published at a time when the current phase of the historical processs is astride two separate but conceptuallhy interlinked periods – the apartheid and the post-apartheid stages.’ – Former president Kgalema Motlanthe

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Discussion on crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

On Thursday 21 September 2017,  the Concerned Africans Forum and the NRF Chair of African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy will host a discussion on ‘The current crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean’.

DATE: 21 September 2017.
TIME: 17h30 for 18h00.
INVITATION:  For a printable invitation, click here.
ROUTE MAP: For a printable route map, click here.
RSVP: Nabila Noor Mohamed on nabilanm@uj.ac.za / tel 011 559 2716.

SPEAKERS:
His Excellency Dr Carlos Fernandes De Cossio, Cuban Ambassador to South Africa;
Her Excellency Mairin Josefina Moreno-Merida, Venezuelan Ambassador to South Africa.

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