Local Elections 2016

The End of the Dominant Party System?

On August 3 the fifth democratic elections in South Africa after apartheid took place. The results marking the end of the dominant party system with new coalitions governing the metros of Johannesburg, Tshwane and Port Elizabeth. For detailed information material, videos and reports (partly in German) please click here: more…

Cadenabbia-Dialogue 2016

Governance and Growth in Africa after the Commodities Boom

This High-Level Roundtable in cooperation with The Brenthurst Foundation engaged in a critical interrogation of the African Rising narrative and identified key areas of attention for policy makers. The discussion took place at the KAS dialogue centre at Lake Como, Italy. more…

Art Project "White Rose"

The role of art in fighting suppression and injustice

Numerous schools in the Western Cape participated in a competition organised by the Holocaust Centre, which emphasised the central role of art in fighting social ills, suppression, and injustice. more…



to the Website of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in South Africa. From its Johannesburg office the Foundation coordinates a wide range of activities that aim to assist South Africa in its process of democratic consolidation. A liaison office in Cape Town complements and supports our work.



Oct. 20 - 21

Public Procurement Law Training, Session 2

Training for the Office of the Public Protector (PP)

Oct. 21

Ubuntu Business Breakfast

with Trevor Manuel

Oct. 24

Is SA on the cusp of another democratic breakthrough or are we heading towards democratic removal?

Oct. 24

"Life after Coal"

South Africa's Transition towards Renewable Energies

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One Plus Four

BRICS – Ambitions for Geopolitical Reform and Chinese Dominance

The BRICS are in crisis. The economic malaise in the ­majority of member states intensifies asymmetries within the group and thereby consolidates China’s dominance. All members use the BRICS for pursuing their own economic [...] more…


My name is Anja Hirschfelder and I would like to give you a short introduction of myself as the new research assistant at the office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Cape Town. In October 2012, I started my Finance [...] more…

Awards Evening: "Resisting Injustice"

The White Rose Art and Writing Project

In the context of the "White Rose Art Project," the Cape Town Holocaust Centre in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) invited high school learners, parents, and teachers on 18 August to take part in the opening of [...] more…

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60 Hume Road
Dunkeld 2196/ Johannesburg

P.O. Box 55012
Northlands 2116/ Johannesburg
Republic of South Africa
Phone +27 11 214 29 00
Fax +27 11 214 29 13
KAS Liaison Office Cape Town
36 Long Street, 6. floor
P.O. Box 5294
Cape Town 8000
Phone +27 (0)21 422 3844
Fax +27 (0)21 422 1733