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Fritz Nganje

Former Public Policy Scholar


    September 3, 2013 — November 29, 2013

    Professional affiliation

    SARCHi Chair: African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Decentralized South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Exploring New Opportunities for Institutional Capacity Building in Post-Conflict African States"

    Full Biography

    Fritz Nganje is a researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD), focusing on conflict, peace and security in Africa, South-South cooperation, and the diplomacy of sub-national governments. Before joining the IGD, he served as research analyst and manager of the Elections and Democracy Unit at Consultancy Africa Intelligence (CAI). Fritz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Buea in Cameroon, and a Master’s degree in Peace Studies and International Relations from the North-West University in South Africa. He recently submitted his doctoral thesis to the University of Johannesburg. The thesis analysed the foreign relations of South Africa’s Gauteng, North-West and Western Cape provinces.

    More information on the Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding can be found here.

    Major Publications

    • With Mzukisi Qobo, ‘Emerging Economies and the new Dynamics of South-South Cooperation: What Options for South Africa?’ Africa Institute of South Africa, Occasional Paper No. 65, June 2013
    • ‘Decentralised South-South Cooperation and South Africa’s Post-conflict Support in Africa: What Role for SADPA?’ Africa Institute for South Africa, Briefing No. 87, May 2013.
    • ‘Unlocking the democratic impasse in the DRC: The role of external actors’, Global Insight, Issue 98, June 2012.