Ntate Kgalushi Koka, The Logical Study of Afrika in Its Totality (Johannesburg, South Africa: Karaites Institute of Afrikology, nd); Dani Wadada Nabudere, Afrikology, Philosophy and Wholeness: An Epistemology (Pretoria, South Africa: Africa Institute of South Africa, 2011); Dani Wadada Nabudere, Afrikology and Transdisciplinarity: A Restorative Epistemology (Pretoria, South Africa: Africa Institute of South Africa, 2012); Dani Wadada Nabudere, From Agriculture to Agricology: Towards a Glocal Circular Economy (Johannesburg, South Africa: Real African Publishers on behalf of Mapungubwe
Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA), 2013); Molefi Kete Asante, African Pyramids of Knowledge: Kemet, Afrocentricity and Africology (Brooklyn, New York: Universal Write Publication LLC, 2015);
In 2013, Professor Abdool Karim was awarded South Africas highest honour, the Order of Mapungubwe
, for her contribution to the response to HIV.
In light of concerns about deteriorating race relations and social cohesion in South Africa, a more broad-based conversation on whiteness in South Africa, particularly with regard to Afrikaans whites, was hosted by the Mapungubwe
Institute for Strategic Reflection in November 2015 (see <http://www.
Yongjun Zhao, Head of China Affairs and Assistant Professor in Globalisation Studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, and Research Fellow at the Mapungubwe
Institute for Strategic Reflection in South Africa, discusses these issues.
Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria and Mapungubwe
Institute for Strategic Reflection, South Africa
You will get to enjoy visiting the cradle of humankind in Gauteng, the Western Cape, and its famous wine routes and obviously, the famous ruins of Kingdom of Mapungubwe
situated in the northern part of Limpopo.
The objects found in the book span from 2000bc to 2000ad and those that are included range from the Mapungubwe
rhinoceros found in Stone Age Africa to a gladiator's helmet from Ancient Rome.
Currently a South African national park, sitting on an area that was declared a World Heritage Site in 2003, lies Mapungubwe
Hill which was the centre of the kingdom of Mapungubwe
Faculty Head: Humanity Mapungubwe
Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA), Midrand, South Africa
The study by Hannaford, Staub, Jones and Bigg spans a substantial time frame, taking in the social and environmental dynamics of Africa's first state, Mapungubwe
and the turbulent years of the difaqane/mfecane in the early 1800s, to explore the subtle impacts of climate variability on human activity.
While studying the migration and habitat use of these tigerfish in a South African lake in the Mapungubwe
National Park, near the border with Botswana and Zimbabwe, the researchers saw as many as 20 successful fish strikes on bam swallows (Hirundo rustica) every day.
29,30] Following a vicious drought in about 1100 AD, the people of Mapungubwe
moved north of the Limpopo to found Great Zimbabwe.