The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a luncheon roundtable today with the Honourable Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe, minister of justice and constitutional development of the Republic of South Africa. The minister, who is a member of the National Executive Committee and National Working Committee of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), also serves as head of the ANC’s Policy Unit. He was accompanied to the event by H.E. Ebrahim Rasool, South African ambassador to the United States.

Ansari Center Director J. Peter Pham welcomed participants to the roundtable and moderated the discussion, which included US government officials, representatives of nongovernmental organizations, and leading Africa experts.