July 29, 2021

Weekly Africa Report

July 28, 2021

Skewed attitudes against migrants in South Africa’s public health system fuel medical xenophobia

By: Paul Kariuki and Tawanda Matema The basic human right to healthcare for all, including migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, is being hamstrung by bureaucracy and […]
July 27, 2021

Searching for truth in mayhem and confusion…but what then?

By: Stef Terblanche If there is one thing the recent riots in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Gauteng achieved among South Africans, it was to generate deep introspection […]
July 26, 2021

Proceeding from this tipping point to safeguard a prosperous democracy for all

By: Stef Terblanche The mayhem, destruction and looting that stunned South Africa and the world, appears to be over for now, but it could very easily […]
July 26, 2021

Should we dare invent the future?

By: Sanusha Naidu The events of the past several days and weeks that gripped the country was surreal. Post reflection commentaries were caught in divisive interpretations […]
July 23, 2021

DDP Political Summit 2021: Restoring Public Trust Towards a Robust and Active Participatory Politics

The sharp decline in trust in government is serving to underline that trust is an essential, yet often overlooked, ingredient in successful policymaking. Without trust in […]
July 22, 2021

We must not allow bullshitters to turn us into agents of state-sanctioned vigilantism

By: Aubrey Matshiqi There are two novels I am going to read again. This, I am going to do because South Africa has become a matrix […]
July 20, 2021

The country in our heads

By: Steven Friedman YOU cannot heal a country if you don’t know what you are trying to cure. Or if you believe that what is in […]
July 19, 2021

The fatal collision of the Free Zuma Protests and South Africa’s soft state model.

By: Dr. Jason Musyoka The latest wave of ‘Free Jacob Zuma’ protests (FZP) forms part of the complex democracy that is South Africa. This was not […]