DISPATCH DIALOGUES | Pandemic & dysfuncton

What has Covid-19 revealed about the interface between national and local government?

Daily Dispatch is pleased to partner with Afesis-Corplan on the Dispatch Dialogues which will be held on Tuesday, 30 June, from 19h30 until 21h00 as a virtual event.  Dispatch Dialogues are popular community engagement events hosted by Daily Dispatch.  With the various partners, Daily Dispatch brings together an array of renowned critical thinkers and political activists to discuss topics affecting South Africa and the Eastern Cape, in particular. Attendees have the opportunity engage with our speakers. Please see below the list of speakers who will join us Dispatch Dialogue happening on 30 June 2020 to unpack the topic; Pandemic & dysfuncton: What has Covid-19 revealed about the interface between national and local government?

Virtual Event Details:

Date:  Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Time: 19h30
Click here to register for free.

The event will be LIVE streamed on the DispatchLIVE Facebook page and attendees can engage with a Q&A session at the end.

 

SPEAKERS

Thembi Nkandimeng
Thembi Nkandimeng

Thembi Nkandimeng

President of the South African Local Governent Association

Cllr Thembi Nkadimeng is president of the SA Local Government Association (SALGA) and the Executive Mayor of Polokwane. In 2019, Cllr Thembi Nkadimeng was elected as the Co-President of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) during the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (honours) and a BPhil (political studies). She is committed to promoting multi-level governance in recognition of the role of local government to encourage development in policy formulation and implementation

Jaap De Visser
Jaap De Visser

Prof Jaap De Visser

Dullah Omar Ins - Director

Jaap de Visser assumed office as Director of the Dullah Omar Institute in 2013 and has been associated with the Institute since 1998. He is a B2-rated scholar with South Africa’s National Research Foundation and co-author of Local Government Law of South Africa. His research, teaching and consulting focuses on multilevel government, local government, good governance and federalism in Africa and he has published widely on these topics. He holds an LLB and an LLD from Utrecht University and an LLM from the University of the Western Cape.

Nontando Ngamlana
Nontando Ngamlana

Nontando Ngamlana

Afesis-Corplan - Exectutive Director

Nontando Zintle Ngamlana is Executive Director at Afesis-corplan. She is a seasoned development practitioner, a strategist and a social justice activist at heart. She holds an MBA from the Netherlands, a MDev, B.Sc Hon and a B.Sc in Applied Mathematics.

She worked in the public, academic and NGO sectors in the past and has extensive experience in good governance, accountability and participatory democracy in local government. 

Nkosinathi Biko
Nkosinathi Biko

Nkosinathi Biko

Steve Biko Foundations - Trustee

Nkosinathi Biko is currently the Executive Trustee of the Steve Biko Foundation, he is its founder, chairing the Foundation for the first five years.

A former Chief Executive Officer he remains a member of the Board of Trustees.

 

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