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Thokozani Sibusiso Vusumuzi Thusi

Thokozani Sibusiso Vusumuzi Thusi is the Chief Director: African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) – Public Participation and Social Dialogue, at the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA). He joined the DPSA in August 2009. Before joining the DPSA, Mr. Thusi worked as a Senior Research at the Institute for Security Studies Arms Management Programme (AMP), in Brooklyn, Pretoria, focusing on the  impact of Small Arms  and Light Weapons  (SALW)  on  political  stability  on  African  states  as  well  as  the  significance  of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) in post conflict peace-building. Prior to joining the ISS, Mr. Thusi worked as a Researcher at the Center for Southern African Studies (CSAS) at the School of Government of the University of the Western Cape with an interest on the political dynamics of Humanitarian Assistance and Development Aid on the African continent. Mr. Thusi has worked as the Head of Ministry in the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal. Mr. Thusi has also worked at the African  Union Commission  Policy  Planning, Monitoring and  Evaluation  (SPPMERM)  as a Departmental Planning  Expert  (Programme  Coordinator)  and joined  the  DPSA from  that organization. Mr. Thusi holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of the Western Cape School of Government with a focus on International Relations and Global Governance. Amongst  other, his  publications  include,  “A Step  Towards  Peace: Disarmament in Africa ” (Co-authored with Nelson Alusala), “Sierra Leone: Building the Road to  Recovery ” (A  Monograph  published  in collaboration  with  Mark  Malan,  Sarah  Meek, Jeremy Ginifer, Patrick Coker), “Mission Impossible? Linking Humanitarian Assistance and Development Aid in Complex Political Emergencies in Southern Africa.”

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