INVITATION: Witnessing – From the Rwandan tragedy to healing in South Africa
The UJ Transformation Unit and the Institute for Pan-
African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), in collaboration
with the UJ Library and NB Publishers invite you to an Africa
Month book discussion with Pie-Pacifique Kabalira-Uwase.
ABOUT THE BOOK : Witnessing is a harrowing, yet inspiring account of a young Rwandan boy, Pie-
Pacifique Kabalira-Uwase, who witnessed genocide, had to flee his home in search of a better future
and went on to become a successful businessman in South Africa.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Pie-Pacifique Kabalira-Uwase is the director of PEM Afurika. He survived
the Rwandan war and was a refugee car guard in Durban. He enrolled at University of Natal and was
awarded the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship. Besides his Business and Leadership activities, he is also
an international Keynote and Motivational Speaker. He lives in Pretoria.
FACILITATOR : Prof Siphamandla Zondi
Director: Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC)
Lecturer: Department of Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Humanities, UJ
DATE : 10 May 2022
TIME : 14:00
ZOOM LINK : Please use https://zoom.us/j/91787378319 to join.