Dr Craig Moffat
Craig Moffat, PhD is the Head of Programme: Governance Delivery and Impact for Good Governance Africa. He has more than 17 years of practical experience working for government institutions and multilateral organisations. He was previously employed by the South African Foreign Service, where he worked extensively at identifying and analysing security threats towards South Africa as well as the southern Africa region. Previously, he was the political advisor for the Pretoria Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Stellenbosch University.
Lesotho’s political impasse –  a case of déjà vu?

Lesotho’s political impasse –  a case of déjà vu?

Stuck in a rut “If we can just get to the next scheduled elections in 2022, that will be an achievement.” - Lesotho political commentator After barely a year in office, Prime Minister (PM) Moeketsi Majoro finds himself in an all too familiar predicament that also...

Call for a National Dialogue in Zimbabwe

Call for a National Dialogue in Zimbabwe

Reviewing the foundation for a meeting of minds A recent op-ed by Dr Ibbo Mandaza, director of the SAPES Trust, called for a paradigm shift to achieve reform in Zimbabwe, a country clearly in deep crisis. One of the options he proposed was a call for a National...

SADC extraordinary summit on Cabo Delgado

SADC extraordinary summit on Cabo Delgado

Crisis meeting on the insurgency in Cabo Delgado The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held an Extraordinary Double Troika Summit, in Maputo, Mozambique, on 8 April 2021 on measures to address terrorism in Mozambique. The country's northern province of...

The COVID-19 pandemic a year on

The COVID-19 pandemic a year on

On 5 March 2021, South Africa reached an important milestone: 100 000 vaccinations were administered to healthcare workers. Exactly a year to the day after South Africa recorded its first case of the coronavirus, it is a bittersweet triumph, but in these uncertain times, a triumph nonetheless.

Uganda 2021 Election: Implications and Lessons

Uganda 2021 Election: Implications and Lessons

Introduction On Saturday 16 January 2021, the Electoral Commission of Uganda (EC) once again declared President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement (NRM) as the winners. He will start his 6th term as president of Uganda. Museveni is entering his 35th...

Dr Craig Moffat
Craig Moffat, PhD is the Head of Programme: Governance Delivery and Impact for Good Governance Africa. He has more than 17 years of practical experience working for government institutions and multilateral organisations. He was previously employed by the South African Foreign Service, where he worked extensively at identifying and analysing security threats towards South Africa as well as the southern Africa region. Previously, he was the political advisor for the Pretoria Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Stellenbosch University.
The COVID-19 pandemic a year on

The COVID-19 pandemic a year on

On 5 March 2021, South Africa reached an important milestone: 100 000 vaccinations were administered to healthcare workers. Exactly a year to the day after South Africa recorded its first case of the coronavirus, it is a bittersweet triumph, but in these uncertain times, a triumph nonetheless.