Remembering Professor Thandika Mkandawire

Tribute By Wachira Maina & A Recording of an Interview of Prof Mkandawire By Laura Mann One of Africa’s foremost development economists and long-time advocate of continental unity, Thandika Mkandawire passed away in Stockholm, Sweden, on 27 March 2020, after a long battle with cancer. He was 80 years old. He was born in Gwanda,…

THE PASSING OF PROFESSOR THANDIKA MKANDAWIRE

March 27, 2020 The Harvard Center for African Studies sends our deepest heartfelt condolences to Professor Thandika Mkandawire’s family and friends. His passing is a great loss to our community. Professor Thandika Mkandawire was the Chair of African Development and Professor of African Development at the London School of Economics. He contributed immensely to the…

Passing of Thandika Mkandawire

Trade & Industrial Policies Strategies (TIPS) is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Thandika Mkandawire, one of Africa’s most respected economists and public intellectuals. Professor Mkandawire was regarded as a mentor by many and his insights into development economics will remain an inspiration. TIPS was honoured to work with Professor Mkandawire through…

Tributes to Thandika Mkandawire

A renowned and well-respected Pan-Africanist intellectual, Thandika Mkandawire, joined the ancestors on 27th March 2020 in the early hours of the morning. Sadness enveloped his colleagues, friends and the African intellectual community at large. The Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) on 29th-30th July, 2015 organised a National Conference and Public Lecture at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe. The…