July 16, 2020

The state of our municipalities: Failed politics, a weak state or both?

By: Stef Terblanche With a few exceptions, the multiple failures across municipal government in South Africa reflect the worst of what is wrong in the country. […]
July 16, 2020

Of Lockdowns and Bans: The Beat of COVID-19: The rhythm is ‘gonna’ get you!

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction In his long-awaited address to the nation on Sunday evening (3 July),  President  Ramaphosa delivered a somber update on the political, economic, […]
July 15, 2020

THE PEOPLE ARE AN ASSET, NOT A PROBLEM

By: Steven Friedman THIS country would have far fewer Covid-19 infections if the government had seen most of its people as a partner, not a problem. […]
July 15, 2020

Time to Get Tough on Failing Municipalities

July 13, 2020

Combating Disinformation in times of Pandemic: How to Spot Disinformation on Your Social Media Feeds

By: Maria Lauda Goyayi At times of crisis, especially new and inadequately understood threat, rumours, false news, conspiracy theories and misleading information are quickly born and […]
July 7, 2020

Time to get tough on failing municipalities

By: Dr. Paul Kariuki The auditor general’s report on municipalities for the 2018-2019 financial year produced a grim picture. It was a scathing report given the […]
July 3, 2020

THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT NO. 4 OF 2013: AN NPO LEGAL COMPLIANCE ALERT

By: Peter Hendricks Introduction On 26 November 2013, the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (“POPI Act”) was passed into law. This act […]
July 2, 2020

How has the lockdown affected Civil Society organizations?

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June 30, 2020

Constitutional Court judgment on independent candidates raises deeper questions about democracy

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Elections are important, but what should be more important is the experience of citizens between and beyond elections. It is the quality of […]