IFAA pays tribute to Cecyl Esau

By Moira Levy The Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA) joins many South Africans in mourning the passing of Cecyl Esau, who will be remembered for his work as an underground activist in Umkonto we Sizwe and a community organiser within the United Democratic Front (UDF). His interest in politics emerged when he was a young... Continue Reading →

IFAA Forum: NSFAS and the Education Crisis

Featuring speakers: Chwaita Mtsewu, Duma Nqulube and Morris Masutha According to the findings of the Auditor-General, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has incurred R5 billion in irregular expenditure for the 2019/2020 period, while the figure for  2018/2019 is  R3.2bn. Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has described the National Students... Continue Reading →

IFAA Salutes the Women of Ghana

On the 64th anniversary of Ghana's independence, IFAA Salutes the contributions of the women of Ghana who made important contributions to the struggle for its liberation. We name in particular Theodosia Salome Okoh - designer of the national flag, Rebecca Naa Dedei Aryeetey - feminist activist and organiser who supported Nkrumah's campaigns,  Susanna Al-Hassan -... Continue Reading →

Happy Independence Day Ghana!

On 6th March 1957, Ghana celebrated becoming the first independent African republic under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah. On this day we also remember Theodosia Salome Okoh (designer of the national flag), Rebecca Naa Dedei Aryeetey (feminist activist and organiser who supported Nkrumah's campaigns) Susanna Al-Hassan (first woman MP from the then Northern territories) Mabel... Continue Reading →

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