Brand South Africa co-hosts International Conference on Africa Unity for Renaissance

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The Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute in partnership with Brand South Africa, the Human Sciences Research Council, Department of Science and Technology, National Research Foundation, International Council for Sciences and Tshwane University of Technology and will host the sixth International Conference on Africa Unity for Renaissance and Africa Day Expo from 23 to 25 May 2016.

The event will be held at the Saint George’s Hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. The Premier of Gauteng, Mr David Makhura, is scheduled to officially open the conference on Monday 23 May at 9am.

The event is themed “The Knowledge, Spiritual and Struggle Heritage for Re-imagining Innovative Africa”. It will focus on debunking the negative narrative that Africans have made no substantial contribution to science, knowledge and history. It will also systematically document African knowledge creation, spiritual and struggle heritage and draw relevance for African structural transformation by employing grounded and context-specific approaches and conceptual and theoretical frames.

The conference will be attended by scholars and experts from across the continent.

For more information contact:
Bongani Mahlalela
Phone Number: 012 349 7735
Mobile: +27 73 641 6132
E-mail: b.mahlalela@icsu-africa.org