Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery


21 Feb 2020 | Government faces an uphill battle to regain public trust

By Yul Derek Davids, Ben Roberts, Narnia Bohler-Muller and Gary Pienaar• 21 February 2020President Cyril Ramaphosa was confronted with a country ...

20 Jan 2020 | Edwin Cameron to receive social justice award

South African LGBTQ+ icon Edwin Cameron will be honoured with the Inaugural Isibindi Award for Champions of Social Justice, Equality and Dignity in Af...

29 Nov 2019 | Robben Island Museum board member resigns citing outside interference

Cape Town - A member of the Robben Island Museum (RIM) board resigned from his position on the eve of a meeting with Sports, Art and Culture Minister ...

28 Oct 2019 | Ancient score to be settled in Boks 'arm wrestle' with England

Whether you watch a singing competition, a match at a local school or are in line for a job; “wanting it more” is a phrase that props up f...

4 Oct 2019 | Political party funding and benefits for party leaders

HSRC's Dr Joleen Steyn Kotze on political party funding and benefits for party leaders as interviewed on Radio Sonder Grense....

25 Sep 2019 | The rights to NHI access by migrants are not absolute

The rights of migrants to healthcare are not absolute, writes Prof Narnia Bohle-Muller, in Daily Maverick. There are exceptions and international huma...

25 Sep 2019 | Xenophobia, like racism, must be treated as a crime

Persecuting foreigners is contrary to SA’s constitutional promise that the country belongs to all who live in it. Analysis by Themba Masuku In m...

24 Sep 2019 | 'No Drama' Ramaphosa is missing his opportunities to be presidential

The country is weary of seeing President Cyril Ramaphosa constantly reacting to events, be it protests, xenophobia or ANC secretary-general Ace Magash...

24 Sep 2019 | NHI access for the asylum seekers and undocumented migrants is a complex issue

There is no certainty in South African law about asylum seekers and undocumented migrants having access to socio-economic rights. This is also the cas...