Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery


18 Sep 2019 | The judiciary: Corrupt, or partners in realising a transformed society?

The sensitivity and slowness inherent in the separation of powers are a reality in South Africa’s relatively new constitutional democracy, where...

18 Sep 2019 | 'Just a crime' blame-game approach to xenophobia isn't working

The approach deflects from governance failures, while hundreds of vulnerable migrants and South Africans who have been arrested in recent weeks face a...

18 Sep 2019 | Behind the arrests: Hundreds of xenophobic attack suspects in custody, but is the 'just a crime' approach working?

The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court's register of new cases for the first 10 or so days of September reads, as ever, like a typical South African horr...

18 Sep 2019 | South Africa: Behind the Arrests - Hundreds of Xenophobic Attack Suspects in Custody, but Is the 'Just a Crime' Approach Working?

The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court's register of new cases for the first 10 or so days of September reads, as ever, like a typical South African horr...

16 Sep 2019 | Anti-immigrant hate crime in South Africa

Mobs have attacked foreign-owned businesses on the streets of at least three South African cities in recent days. This has caused outrage across Afric...

13 Sep 2019 | Research on anti-immigrant hate in South Africa

A research by Human Science Research Council (HSRC) have revealed what drives anti-immigrant hate in South Africa. Mobs have attacked foreign-owned bu...

12 Sep 2019 | South Africa: Xenophobia, Deep Roots, Today's Crisis

As Daniel Magaziner wrote in South Africa´s Business Day on September 9, the current xenophobic violence in South Africa is hardly unique to tha...

10 Sep 2019 | How fears about jobs drive anti-migrant sentiment in South Africa

One of the major problems facing South Africa is anti-immigrant violence. The seriousness of this problem was highlighted in a recent report on hate c...

9 Sep 2019 | What Research Reveals About Drivers Of Anti-immigrant Hate Crime In South Africa

Mobs have attacked foreign-owned businesses on the streets of at least three South African cities in recent days. This has caused outrage across Afric...

6 Sep 2019 | World Economic Forum for Africa

World economic forum for Africa, Nigeria Leads Other African Countries In Boycotting WEF, Ramaphosa on Gender Based Violence, Mugabe Is Dead, and much...