Terence Corrigan
Terence Corrigan is an independent researcher, political consultant, writer, editor and illustrator. He is currently a research fellow at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in its Governance and African Peer Review Mechanism Programme and a policy fellow at the Institute of Race Relations (IRR).
Skirting the real issue

Skirting the real issue

Women’s entrepreneurship in Africa Is numerical parity natural justice? A prosperous future for Africa depends upon a greatly enhanced economic role for women. Women, half of the adult population, represent vastly underutilised human potential. As the bedrock of...

Troubled and ambiguous

Troubled and ambiguous

Heritage: the long shadows of past and present Commemorating heritage in Africa is no longer the exclusive province of governments There was an interesting exchange between Thabo Mbeki and Constand Viljoen in the late 1990s. The former was an aristocrat of an African...

Fulfilling a great commission

Fulfilling a great commission

Religion is a deeply rooted aspect of Africa’s cultural life and there is nothing to suggest that this will change in the foreseeable future There is no disputing the importance of religion to African life. In 2010, the Pew Forum on Religion and Life reported that...

Nourishing Africa’s urban transition

Nourishing Africa’s urban transition

For the most part, urban farming in African cities is a livelihood strategy without official sanction or acknowledgement According to the UN Population Division, the proportion of Africans living in urban centres will rise from a little over 40% at present to more...

Africa’s presidents and the term-limit controversy

Africa’s presidents and the term-limit controversy

Even the most promising of Africa’s leaders cannot seem to resist the temptation to extend presidential terms Rwanda, widely regarded as an African developmental success story, has recently attracted attention as it prepares for its presidential election on 4 August....

Terence Corrigan
Terence Corrigan is an independent researcher, political consultant, writer, editor and illustrator. He is currently a research fellow at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in its Governance and African Peer Review Mechanism Programme and a policy fellow at the Institute of Race Relations (IRR).
Skirting the real issue

Skirting the real issue

Women’s entrepreneurship in Africa Is numerical parity natural justice? A prosperous future for Africa depends upon a greatly enhanced economic role for women. Women, half of the adult population, represent vastly underutilised human potential. As the bedrock of...

Troubled and ambiguous

Troubled and ambiguous

Heritage: the long shadows of past and present Commemorating heritage in Africa is no longer the exclusive province of governments There was an interesting exchange between Thabo Mbeki and Constand Viljoen in the late 1990s. The former was an aristocrat of an African...

Nourishing Africa’s urban transition

Nourishing Africa’s urban transition

For the most part, urban farming in African cities is a livelihood strategy without official sanction or acknowledgement According to the UN Population Division, the proportion of Africans living in urban centres will rise from a little over 40% at present to more...