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PESA Dialogues and Documentaries

PESA Dialogues hosts important discussions about the political economy of development and regional integration with decision-makers from across Africa. The aim is to inform the general public of current affairs, the political economy of development, and regional integration across SADC region and other Africa more broadly.

PESA Dialogues encourage greater public involvement and awareness through interesting and meaningful discussion that affect African lives. This dialogue series is aligned with the mission of PESA to make various aspects aspects of regional integration and African development accessible to different audiences by stimulating simple yet intricate discussions.

PESA also participates in third-party documentaries on subjects related to our core mission. Most recently, PESA has contributed to two episodes of the SABC 2 documentary series, Once Upon a Country. PESA is also working on producing its own documentary series.

See the latest Dialogues and Documentaries below.

 

 

Land Reform and Rural Transformation

This PESA Dialogues edition looks at the journey of land reform and rural transformation and land reform from three thematic areas, namely: Business and International Trade, Local Government and Traditional Leadership. This series evaluates the process of land restitution and the role of local government and contribution of traditional leaders in rural transformation.

 

PESA Dialogues - Land Reform and Rural Transformation
PESA Dialogues Edition 2 – Land Reform and Rural Transformation

 

We had the opportunity to speak to: Kokoana Farming Enterprise about their land reform journey which led to them receiving 4,500 hectares worth ZAR39.8million; Local Economic Development Manager about the rural transformation and land reform in the Vhembe District Municipality; and the Tshivhase Royal Council about His Majesty King Tshivhase’s personal journey, ambitions of his people, and his plans for the Tshivhase Kingdom and his community.

Land Restitution Journey of Kokoana Farming Enterprise

Land Restitution Journey of Kokoana Farming Enterprise

We got to speak with Mr Sechaba Lekabe and Mr Monwabisi Ngesman from Kokoana Farming Enterprise under the Business and International Trade theme of the ...
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Rural Transformation Journey of the Vhembe District Municipality

Rural Transformation Journey of the Vhembe District Municipality

We got to speak with Mr Mukundi Mushaphi from the Vhembe District Municipality under the Local Government theme of the Rural Transformation and Land Reform ...
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Rural Transformation Journey of the Tshivhase Royal Council

Rural Transformation Journey of the Tshivhase Royal Council

We got to speak to His Majesty Mailausumbwa Midiyavhathu Prince Kennedy under the Traditional Leadership theme of the Land reform and Rural transformation campaign. View ...
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Journey with the Women of SADC

We commemorated Women’s Month to launch PESA Dialogues with the first edition in the series, Journey with the Women of SADC. This series profiles and celebrates the lives of a few women who are champions of industry in their respective backgrounds.

 

PESA Dialogue Series
PESA Dialogues Edition 1 – Journey with the Women of SADC

 

We had the opportunity to speak to influential women about their personal journeys and African development; under three thematic areas, namely, Business and International Trade, Political Economy, and Social Activism.

Journey with Lerato Mataboge

Journey with Lerato Mataboge

We got to speak with Ms Lerato Mataboge under the Business and International Trade theme of the Journey with the Women of SADC campaign. Ms ...
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Journey with Monique Mukuna Mutombo

Journey with Monique Mukuna Mutombo

We got to interview Ms Monique Mukuna Mutombo under the Political Economy theme of the Journey with the Women of SADC campaign. Ms Mukuna Mutombo ...
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Journey with Nomsa Mazwai

Journey with Nomsa Mazwai

We got to speak with Ms Nomsa "Nomisupasta" Mazwai under the Social Activism theme of the Journey with the Women of SADC campaign. Ms Mazwai ...
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SABC 2 Documentary: Workers’ Day

Once Upon a Country commemorates South Africa’s National Holidays. This edition of Season 2 commemorates the 31st Anniversary of the Workers’ Day since March, 1 May 1986, on SABC 2.

 

SABC 2 Documentary: Workers' Day
SABC 2 Documentary: Workers’ Day

 

The documentary explores the history and relevance of Workers’ Day; as well as the current state of the Workers’ Struggle. The discussion also evaluates South African economic transformation and provides some solutions to socioeconomic challenges.

 

 

SABC 2 Documentary: Freedom Day

Once Upon a Country commemorates South Africa’s National Holidays. This edition of Season 2 commemorates the 22nd Anniversary of Freedom Day, since 27 April, on SABC 2. The documentary explores the history and relevance of Freedom Day; as well as the current state of socioeconomic development in South Africa.

 

SABC 2 Documentary: Freedom Day
SABC 2 Documentary: Freedom Day

 

The discussion also evaluates contemporary challenges to South Africa’s socioeconomic transformation and provides some solutions.

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