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CODESRIA E-newsletter No. 19: November 2015

Monday 30 November 2015

EDITORIAL

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa regrets to announce the extremely sad news of the passing on of its former President, Professor Sam Moyo. Sam was in New Delhi, India to participate in a conference on “Labour Questions in the Global South”. The vehicle in which he was travelling got involved in a crash in the evening of Friday, 20 November, and Sam died in the early hours of Sunday 22 November 2015. Professor Moyo has been an active member of CODESRIA (...) 

Le Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales (CODESRIA) a le regret de vous faire part de la triste nouvelle du décès de son ex-président, le Professeur Sam Moyo. Le Professeur Moyo était à New Delhi où il participait à une conférence sur Labour Questions in the Global South. Le véhicule dans lequel il se trouvait le jeudi 19 novembre 2015 a eu un grave accident et Sam a été gravement blessé. Il est décédé dans les premières heures du dimanche 22 novembre 2015. Le Professeur (...)

TRIBUTES / HOMMAGES

Messages (Tribute to Sam Moyo)

My gratitude to Tendai and Fred, for reminding us, warming us, with these difficult summations of Sam in a time when thinking much less writing is so very difficult to do. Surely the flood of warm memories will cohere as we gather everywhere to celebrate Sam’s inestimable gifts to us and our (...)

My tribute to Sam

Sam, My Dear Friend, With a lot of sadness and apprehension, during the last weekend we received the news of the car accident in New Delhi, your struggle for life and the heavier news that you was not anymore among us. It was and, still so hard to believe in the new reality of your physical (...)

Sam Moyo by Enna Sukutai Gudhlanga (Zimbabwe)

Am deeply saddened by Prof Sam Moyo’s passing on in India where he was attending a conference on the Labour Question in the Global South. The academic fraternity has really been robbed of a giant who was eager to mentor both seasoned and upcoming scholars. We have been deprived of an erudite (...)

Goodbye Sam: brother, comrade, fighter and friend

Kotoka International Airport , Accra, was the last place I ran into Sam, seated in the departure lounge after a workshop on the land questions that he devoted his intellectual life to. We shared a beer, talked with intimacy about his life and mine, how both are inflected with the disparate (...)

A Tribute to our Colleague and Friend Sam Moyo

It was such a shock to hear about Sam’s passing. Sam was a brother, a friend, a scholar, a dedicated pan-Africanist and a person who infected everyone with his great spirit. From our first meeting in Yaounde, Cameroun, where he was elected as President of CODESRIA to working by his side (...)

An Ode in Memory of Chimusoro Sam Moyo

An unimaginable loss has happened. Our phenomenal intellectual pan African giant on land issues, Professor Sam Moyo, has died following injuries sustained during a terrible car accident in New Delhi, India. We are in disbelief. We are waiting for him to come home. We feel ripped apart with (...)

Sam Moyo By IDEAs Team

23 September 1954- 22 November 2015 In deep sorrow we mourn the sudden and untimely death of Sam Moyo, profound scholar and progressive activist, beloved comrade, Member of the Executive Committee of IDEAs. Sam was in New Delhi, India to participate in a conference on “Labour Questions in the (...)

In Memory of Prof Sam Moyo. Message from Dr BE Nzimande, MP, South African Minister of Higher Education and Training

Message from Dr BE Nzimande, MP, South African Minister of Higher Education and Training I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Professor Samson Moyo. His untimely passing was a great shock to me and to other South Africans who knew him. I feel (...)

Sam Moyo By Thandika Mkandawire

In my current state of shock I cannot write much by way of an intellectual tribute to Sam Moyo and his rich life. Such an undertaking will have to wait. I met Sam in the late 1970s in Dakar at the IDEP library – IDEP was at the time run by Samir Amin and was a real pan-African intellectual (...)

A Tribute to Sam Moyo By Mahmood Mamdani

I no longer recall when exactly I met Sam. Maybe it was in the late 70s at CODESRIA, or in the early 80s at the Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies. The late 1990s, though, was the time we truly got to work together, closely and intensely. The two of us were at the helm of CODESRIA’s (...)

OFFICIAL / OFFICIEL

Tribute to Professor Sam Moyo, a Great Intellectual, and a Man of Integrity

Hommage au Professeur Sam Moyo, grand intellectual et homme intègre

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) deeply regrets and mourns the passing away of its former president, Professor Sam Moyo. Professor Moyo was in New Delhi, India, where he was attending a conference on “Labour Questions in the Global South”. The (...) 

Le Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique (CODESRIA) pleure la disparition de son ancien président, le professeur Sam Moyo. Le Professeur Moyo était à New Delhi, en Inde, où il assistait à une conférence sur «Labour Issues in Countries of the South». Le véhicule (...)

 

Sam’s Acceptance Speech he gave when he was elected President of CODESRIA in Younde in December 2008Sam’s Acceptance Speech he gave when he was elected President of CODESRIA in Younde in December 2008
I would like once more to thank all those represented at the 12th General Assembly of CODESRIA held in Yaounde, for placing the confidence in me by electing me the new President of CODESRIA for the coming three years. Having been involved with CODESRIA over the last 30 years I am extremely (...) 

I would like once more to thank all those represented at the 12th General Assembly of CODESRIA held in Yaounde, for placing the confidence in me by electing me the new President of CODESRIA for the coming three years. Having been involved with CODESRIA over the last 30 years I am extremely (...)

See online: CODESRIA E-newsletter No. 19: November 2015