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Geopolitics, Strategy,
Political Economy

Mzukisi Qobo is an author and political economist

About Mzukisi Qobo

Mzukisi “Mzu” Qobo is an Associate Professor and Head of School at the Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand. He is a writer, speaker, advisor, and expert on political economy, strategy, and geopolitics. He has a growing interest in themes related to digital governance, innovation, and the impact of shifts in energy technologies on society. He serves on the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. He obtained his PhD from Warwick University, MA from Stellenbosch University, and BA from the University of Cape Town. He writes a regular column for the Mail and Guardian. He is an expert in political economy, strategy, and geopolitics.
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Latest Book

This book offers a rich perspective on Africa’s agency in the changing global order marked by intense geopolitical contestations.

Latest Podcast Episode

Geopolitics . Strategy . Political Economy

He has a growing interest in themes related to digital governance, innovation, and the impact of shifts in energy technologies on society.

Books

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Articles

Podcast & Media

IIPP Research Seminar Series 2021-22
UCL IIPP on Building State Capacity
Hosted by UCL IIPP, 21 October 2021
Stakeholder Capitalism and Transformation
Stakeholder Capitalism and Transformation
Transformation Seminar
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Geopolitics, Trade
and Domestic Economy

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Over the last 20 years Mzu has fulfilled various roles as a leader in the public sector, an academic, and an advisor to decision makers in the government and corporate sectors. He has given keynote addresses and facilitated leadership and stakeholder dialogues across different sectors of society.

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