Vusi Gumede Academy & Research is an intellectual project and professional network where individuals can discuss analytical questions, issues and exchange different views and perspectives.
Prof. Vusi Gumede in brief
Vusi Gumede is a Professor at the University of South Africa and Director of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute.
Previously, he was an associate professor at the University of Johannesburg. Among other lecturing jobs, he lectured public policy during 2009‑2014 at the erstwhile Graduate School of Public and Development Management of the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.
He worked for the South African government in various capacities for about 12 years – he was chief policy analyst, among other things, in The Presidency.
There is no such a thing as inclusive capitalism.
22 July 2018
Barack Obama is indeed a great orator. His delivery of the sixteenth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture was a marvel to witness at close range. Although he said many profound things and the sentiments many of us share, listening to him I still felt the same way as we marched to the United States and French embassies in Pretoria on 8 October 2011.
Mama Madikizela-Mandela fought a good fight
In a new book on Thomas Sankara, Aziz Salmone Fall says ‘it is said that behind every great man is a great woman. In the case of Thomas Sankara that woman is Mariam Serme. The courage and resistance of this great woman in the face of adversity is an example of resilience for all of Africa. She remains convinced that social progress cannot occur without a radical change in the status of women.
Old and new challenges for the States, the Nations and the Peoples of Africa
The 1955 Conference of Bandung declared the will of the Asian and African nations to reconquer their sovereignty and complete their independence through a process of authentic independent and consistent development to the benefit of all labouring classes. In 1955 most of the Asian and Middle East countries had reconquered their sovereignty in the aftermath of World War II