February 2, 2021

Political Party Funding Act: Four reasons the new legislation is a big win for our democracy

The enactment of the Political Party Funding Act is good news for democracy in South Africa. The benefits far outweigh the costs of non-disclosure of private […]
February 1, 2021

Confronting Corruption in South Africa: Whose work is it?

By: Lizzy Ofusori Corruption, which is the misuse of public office for an individual’s private gain, is getting too common in South Africa. It is essential […]
February 1, 2021

Taxing the wealthy to finance the economy and government programmes – will it happen, and can it work?

By: Stef Terblanche On February 11, President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his state of the nation address (SONA) followed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s Budget speech […]
January 26, 2021

From the land of the free to the country of the unhinged

By: Sanusha Naidu The storming of the United States’ Capitol Hill buildings on 6 January 2021 by pro-Trump supporters could come straight out of a Hollywood-style […]
January 22, 2021

Weekly Africa report

January 21, 2021

Border Management Panel

January 17, 2021

Vaccination is not going to be enough to beat the pandemic: we need a strategy to control the spread of the coronavirus

By: Steven Friedman Mistakes are costly, but repeating them costs even more, which is why SA is losing the fight against Covid-19. The virus’s second wave […]
January 14, 2021

Public participation is crucial to vaccine rollout

By: Dr. Paul Kariuki The coronavirus “second wave” and new, more infectious 501. V2 variant continues to wreak havoc across the world. In SA pressure is […]
January 12, 2021

Drownings in Beitbridge at the Limpopo River: An indictment on our immigration and foreign policy

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga  Globally, the Christmas season is generally associated with families coming together and breaking bread. This is because of the religious and spiritual significance […]