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Latest Raymond Suttner

Respecting and advancing human rights: Part Two – Barriers obstructing realisation of human rights

Raymond Suttner

One of the features of the attack on human rights in South African society is the pervasiveness of violence. In contemporary South African society,... 

Latest Ebrahim Fakir

Electoral Politics: From competition and contest to potential conflict

Politics 360 - Ebrahim Fakir

South Africa is scheduled to hold an election in 2024. It is a much-anticipated one, since speculation is rife that the ANC may likely lose its... 

Latest Econ3x3

Special Covid-19 grants not only provided income relief: they also improved labour-market outcomes


The Social Relief of Distress grant was the first in South Africa to target unemployed adults. Its main aim was to provide income support in a time... 

Latest Institute for Security Studies

Is Cyclone Freddy’s record-breaking devastation the new normal?

Institute for Security Studies

Tropical Cyclone Freddy, which struck Southern Africa between February and March, broke multiple records for both power and duration. Running for... 

Latest South African Institute of International Affairs

The African Peer Review Mechanism at 20 – good governance remains an unevenly met goal

South African Institute of International Affairs

The year 2023 marks the 20th anniversary of the African Peer Review Mechanism. Since this good governance promotion tool was launched in March... 

Latest Real Economy

Co-created solutions


Even though South Africa’s just energy transition has not really started, there is already significant cynicism and even resistance. This is to be... 

Latest Saliem Fakir

Micro-arguments and the process of large change – Part 1


‘All men (women) are intellectuals  . . . but not all men (women) have in society the function of intellectuals.” – Gramsci. It seems incremental... 

Latest The Conversation

Paul Mashatile, South Africa’s new deputy president, has a critical task: to bring back a sense of stability

The Conversation

In a recent cabinet reshuffle President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed Paul Mashatile, the deputy president of South Africa’s governing party, the... 

Other Opinions

Electricity distribution: A glimpse of what the future could be

Other Opinions

My sense is that South Africans are utterly exhausted. So, to give readers a break, this month I am sharing something very different. A real-life... 

Latest Aubrey Matshiqi

The Health of the People Must be the Supreme Law

Political Insight - Aubrey Matshiqi

Cicero, the highly gifted orator and lawyer - he of the heydays of the Roman Empire, once argued that the health of the people, the health of... 

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