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The Brenthurst Foundation is on the frontier of new ideas and innovative actions for strengthening Africa's economic performance.

  • Events: encouraging key decision-makers and experts to share experiences and insights at private meetings and seminars
  • Policy advice: delivering relevant, practical policy advice to African governments and their international partners
  • Thought leadership: conducting research and generating new thinking to address Africa's development challenges.

News and events

Book launch - 'Why States Recover'

Greg Mills, the director of Brenthurst Foundation, will launch his new book, 'Why States Recover', on 30 July 2013 at 18h30. The event will take place at Villa Arcadia in Johannesburg and in Cape Town the following day.

History didn’t end in Africa: Ideas and Ideologies shaping Africa’s future

The Brenthurst Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will host a High-Level Roundtable on the theme ‘History didn’t end in Africa: Ideas and Ideologies shaping Africa’s future’ at Villa la Collina, Cadenabbia, Lake Como, Italy, 20-23 July 2014.



The ICC and Africa: Between Aspiration and Reality - Making International Justice Work Better for Africa

The Paper identifies three key themes that percolated throughout the debate on the International Criminal Court’s increasingly contested role in Africa.

A year after Hugo Chávez passed away following a two-year battle with cancer, the former president of Venezuela still evokes passionate debate.


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