Welcome to SA BRICS Think Tank


  • Prof Siphamandla Zondi has taken over the SABTT Chairship and official representative in the BRICS Think Tank Council Professor Ari Sitas’ term as South African BRICS Think Tank Council (SABTT) Chair has ended as he formally retired from his tenure as a Professor at the University of Cape Town. Prof Sitas has led the SABTT since 2015, and most notably during South Africa’s BRICS presidency in 2018, having provided exceptional leadership throughout. Prof …
  • Congratulations on well-deserved recognition to Prof Sitas for the Order of Mapungubwe A hearty congratulations to Prof Ari Sitas on being awarded the National Order of Mapungubwe. The Order of Mapungubwe is granted by the South African Presidency – presented by President Cyril Ramaphosa, for achievements in the international area which have served South Africa’s interests. Prof Sitas is being celebrated as a social scientist and a …
  • Video Clips: 10th BRICS Academic Forum Interviews from the 10th BRICS Academic forum held at the Sandton International Convention Centre between the 28th – 31st of May 2018: Minister Naledi Pandor’s interview with CNBC Prof. Sitas CNBC Power lunch interview Prof. Sitas interview with the SABC


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