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UJ pays tribute to Prof John Shannon Saul

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) joins York University in Toronto, Canada, its wider community, and the rest of the world in mourning the death of John S Saul, an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Political Science. Prof Saul passed away on 23 September 2023 after a long struggle with cancer. Prof Saul was awarded […]

Opinion: Growth at all costs?

Dr Bhaso Ndzendze is Associate Professor and HOD in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Johannesburg. He recently published an opinion article that first appeared in the IPS on 25 August 2023. The choice to expand the BRICS might bring an end to the group as we know it. Going into […]

UJ’s Prof Mcebisi Ndletyana discusses the state of our public institutions

The dire state of South Africa’s public institutions cries for attention. This was the opening statement of Mcebisi Ndletyana when he delivered his Professorial Inaugural address at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Tuesday, 19 July 2022. In his address, titled Public Institutions and Political Culture: An Offshoot of History and Exigencies of the Moment, […]