Mukoni Ratshitanga
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16 Aug 2019
12:50 am

SA’s migration conundrum

Mukoni Ratshitanga

In October, South Africa will assume the high position of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) chair.

Mukoni Ratshitanga.

In January 2020, we will succeed Egypt as chair of the continent’s premier intergovernmental organisation, the African Union (AU). Also in January, we will take over the reins of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) – the body which monitors Africa’s political, economic governance and other facets of national life to enhance the continent’s development agenda. Leadership of these institutions provides South Africa with an opportunity to scale up its contribution to the continent and the rest of the world. A crucial question in this regard is: what kind of Africa and world do we intend to contribute towards, through...