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Restoring ethics, trust and compassion into South African politics

Raymond Suttner

Many feel “depressed” or “disillusioned” and do not know what to do with their vote and do not see a way out of the current dissolute politics.... 

Latest Aubrey Matshiqi

Post-Sona blues


The 2019 State of the Nation address (Sona) will be remembered for two things in the main: the anger with which some social partners greeted the... 

Latest Econ3x3

The informal economy: Is policy based on correct assumptions?


We analyse the emphasis in informal-sector and informal-economy policy, highlighting who runs the risk of being missed. We then interrogate... 

Latest Institute for Security Studies

There’s much work to be done in Sudan

Institute for Security Studies

As General Awad Ibn Ouf declared the removal of President Omar al-Bashir from office on 11 April, the streets of Khartoum burst into celebration.... 

Latest South African Institute of International Affairs

BAPA+40: Learning from the Global South

South African Institute of International Affairs

One word to describe the current state of multilateralism is ‘contested’. Within existing international institutions, like the United Nations,... 

Latest Sydney Majoko

Govt moving to accelerate measures to boost township economy


One of the most frustrating realities of government operations is the red tape that entrepreneurs experience when they seek assistance. The slow... 

Latest Saliem Fakir

Enviro rights entail more than just the environment


It is important to review where we have come from over the past 20 years and how much has been achieved in that time. South Africa's Constitution... 

Latest The Conversation

How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

The Conversation

Poor people in South Africa often feel that the only way they can be heard is to protest. The past few days have shown that not even this gets them... 

Latest CCRED

Quarterly Competition Review


In the developing world, disease and poverty are interdependent making access to essential medicines at affordable prices even more critical. 80%... 

Latest Real Economy



Economic growth across sub-Saharan Africa remained below population growth for the fourth consecutive year in 2018, with the region’s largest... 

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Sibusiso Ndebele and the Legacy of Victim-Offender Dialogues

Other Opinions

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of... 

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