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2020 Corruption perceptions and their effects on young graduates: attitudes towards public sector recruitment processes and trust in public institutions: a quantitative exploration of students from the university of KwaZulu-Natal and the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Public sector recruitment in South Africa has continued to be a topic of much interest, by virtue of being the country's largest employer, p...
Governments across the globe have taken drastic measures to contain COVID-19 through lockdowns, limiting physical contact between people, an...
Approximately two-thirds of South Africans said they would be willing to sacrifice some human rights to prevent the spread of COVID-19; and ...Download this report
2020 Community action in the time of COVID-19: moving at the speed of trust; sitting with complexity
A significant proportion of South Africans believe that the COVID-19 pandemic will make people more supportive of one another. This finding ...Download this report