March 22, 2023

Role of the South African Parliament in Promoting Constitutional Rights from 1994 to 2023: Challenges, Insights and Lessons Learnt

“The Constitution is the people’s promise of a better life. The South African Parliament has a constitutional obligation to deliver on that promise by ensuring that […]
March 20, 2023

African Peer Review Mechanism Webinar

The African Policy Circle (APC) brought together think tanks and research organizations working on African issues – including governance, development, and democracy, from across Africa on […]
March 16, 2023

Access to Electricity is a Human Right: What missing?

By: Akwu, Nneka Augustina The energy sector is very significant and without it, poverty is inescapable considering how important it has been to human existence. In addition, for the fundamental human needs […]
March 16, 2023

The importance of human rights awareness by law enforcement agencies on the rights of undocumented immigrants/migrants living in SA

By: Maria Goyayi Human rights while it describes the basic rights to all, often there are groups marginalized. The Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) together […]
March 16, 2023

Democracy… at what cost?

By: Stef Terblanche In South Africa as indeed in Africa and around the world, many commentators are of the opinion that democracy finds itself in something […]
March 15, 2023

Implications of Violent Threats on the Higher Education Sector Against University Leaders in SA and their Rights

By: Norah Hashim Msuya Violent threats in the higher education sector against university leaders in South Africa trigger the need to consider the root causes of […]
March 15, 2023

Saying what we want, not only what we don’t

By: Steven Friedman DEMOCRACY allows citizens to say what they want. In South Africa, the citizens whose views are taken seriously use it only to say […]
March 13, 2023

Political Economy of Democratic Accountability and Human Rights in South Africa

By: Stanley Ehiane Democracy is a form of government in which elected officials represent the majority’s interests and is founded on the principles of individual liberty […]
March 8, 2023

Implications of corruption on the right to higher education in South Africa

By: Dr. Adebimpe Esther Ofusori Education is one of the basic human right in South Africa, which everyone is entitled to, both young and old. Higher […]