IFAA Executive Director position

The Insititute for African Alternatives is seeking to appoint a new Executive Director: ____________________________________________________________________________ JOB DESCRIPTION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR     GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1)  Board Governance:  Works with board in order to fulfil the organization mission.  Responsible for leading IFAA in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors. Responsible for... Continue Reading →

The Zimbabwe Crisis: An IFAA Forum

After protests in November 2017 saw the end of Robert Mugabe’s rule with the intervention of the military, there was a rise of optimism of the future for Zimbabwe. Emmerson Mangagwa on his inauguration promised ‘radical economic reforms’. In spite of this, the economic crisis has continued to deepen with hyperinflation and worsening food insecurity... Continue Reading →

Happy Africa month from the IFAA Team.

57 years ago the African Leaders came together and laid down the foundation footsteps of Africa’s freedom from colonialism and neo-colonialism. The Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was an organisation that promoted unity, cohesion and solidarity amongst the states and this remains to be true with its successor the African Union (AU). Through the years... Continue Reading →

Subscribe to New Agenda

The New Agenda is published quarterly and annual subscriptions are available at the following rates for all four editions Electronic annual Subscription R150 South African individual annual subscription R300 South African institution annual subscription R400 International individual annual subscription US$65 International institution annual subscription US$120 To subscribe to the journal we require you to fill... Continue Reading →

Nationalisation and the Freedom Charter

By Ben Turok Ben Turok is editor of New Agenda and the Director of the Institute for African Alternatives. When the ANC talks about “nationalisation”, it is necessary to return to exactly what was said in the economic clause of the Freedom Charter. This article argues that a close reading reveals that what was meant had... Continue Reading →

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