On 14 March 2013 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Johannesburg presented her sponsored publication ‘Friend or Foe? Dominant Party Systems in Southern Africa’. The comparative collection of articles deals with dominant party systems in Southern Africa and overseas. In a panel discussion with the editor, Dr Nicola de Jager, participants learnt about how dominant party systems influence political, social and economic development in the Southern African countries.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invited the chairman of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) youth organisation, Mkhuleko Hlengwa, to a symposium on the occasion of the 70th birthday of former German President, Horst Köhler, in Berlin. Being the youngest parliamentarian in the South African National Assembly, Hlengwa participated on 7 March 2013 in a panel discussion on perspectives of the youth in Africa.
Welcome breakfast meeting with new KAS/SAIIA scholars
The country office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in South Africa on 15 Februrary 2013 hosted a breakfast meeting to welcome its three new scholars from the Southern African region and their mentors. Gillian Chigumira, Matshabana Mothiane and Rebecca Ramsamy are doing an internship at the renowned KAS partner, South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), alongside their master studies in international relations at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
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 joint office run in cooperation with KAS-Partner Democracy Development Programme in Cape Town complements and supports our work.
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Dominant Party Systems in Southern Africa - Insights from the developing world
“Ticking Time Bomb or Demographic Dividend” - Youth and Reconciliation in South Africa
On the morning of 23rd April 2013, Diakonia Council of Churches and the Democracy Development Programme, with the support of the Konrad Adeauer Stiftung, hosted a briefing aimed at informing citizens and particularly civil [...]
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European and International Cooperation of KAS
This year Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) celebrates its 50th anniversary. This publication reflects on KAS activities worldwide and thus provides a unique insight into the most important international political developments over [...]
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