[EVENT] Reflections on the outcomes of the Local Government Elections and implications for civil society (4 October)
Inyathelo invites you to join a dialogue on the implications of the election results on civil society.
Reflections on the outcomes of the Local Government Elections and implications for civil society
South Africa’s constitutional democracy is premised on an active and informed citizenry participating in elections. The right to vote is hard-won and the most recent elections yielded some seismic shifts in our political landscape.
William Gumede, Associate Professor and Convener: Political Economy at the Graduate School of Public and Development Management at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Prof Gumede is the founder of Democracy Works, a foundation promoting democracy in South Africa and other African countries, as well as in developing countries in the rest of the world. He is author of the acclaimed book, Thabo Mbeki and the Battle for the Soul of the ANC.
Stanley Henkeman, Executive Director of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) in Cape Town. He is the former HOD for the Building an Inclusive Society Programme at IJR. He holds an MA Degree in Religious Studies.
The session will be moderated by Nomfundo Walaza: Acting Executive Director of Inyathelo.
DATE: Tuesday, 4 October 2016
TIME: 8:30 for 9:00am (ends 10:30am)
PLACE: 2nd Floor, The Armoury, Buchanan Square, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
There is no charge to attend this event but booking is essential for catering.