Many things in Africa - like the rest of the world - will not be the same after Covid-19. However, many structural trends will remain, even if some of them will be accelerated or weakened by the consequences of the pandemic.
Our partners at the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office have just published the first four from a series of special narrative interviews currently being held. The insightful videos and podcasts are available online.
This is the title of a new book by Dr Jakkie Cilliers, head of "African Futures and Innovation" at our partner ISS. President Cyril Ramaphosa praised the book as "A roadmap that could turn Africa's potential into prosperity". Thousands followed the panel discussion at a launch during "The Gathering" at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
The evidence shows compellingly that the best way to protect people against the Covid-19 virus is to minimize travel and group interactions as far as possible. Prevention in the sense of social distancing is currently the only measure to contain the spread of the virus.
In South Africa, young people are increasingly losing confidence in politics. The legacy of Nelson Mandela is at stake. In cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education, the Hanns Seidel Foundation has developed lecturer guides for civic education at colleges for vocational training.