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 to join.


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May 10, 2022

Disclaimer: The University of Johannesburg encourages academic debate and discussion that are conducted in a manner that upholds respectful interaction, safety of all involved, and freedom of association as enshrined in the law, the Constitution, and within the boundaries of the University policies. The views expressed during events are expressed in a personal capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of Johannesburg.

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