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August 20, 2018

Civil society can and must promote women's participation in shaping South Africa

Dr. Paul Kariuki (Programme Director, Democracy Development Program) has published an article on the participation of women in shaping the new, democratic South Africa. Women's contribution to social change and development has often been underrepresented. more…

August 15, 2018

Makhosi Khoza: SA could become ungovernable

Dr. Makhosi Khoza, executive director of local government strategy at the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), at an event in Cape Town hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Rights, the School of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation: "South Africa could be heading towards becoming ungovernable". more…

August 15, 2018

Public Procurement Law Training, Eastern Cape

In continuation of the training programme for the Office of the Public Protector (PP), this workshop targeted officers of the Public Protector Eastern Cape Branch. more…

August 13, 2018

Institutional Design of Medium-Sized Municipalities in South Africa

On the 2nd of August 2018, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the North-West University (NWU) hosted a workshop on the topic of medium-sized local municipalities in South Africa. more…

August 10, 2018

The African Continental Free Trade Area - A promising breakthrough or doomed to failure?

During the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government in Mauritania in July 2018, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). more…

August 10, 2018

Conference: BRICS and Africa

On July 24th, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), hosted a conference on 'BRICS and Africa: Navigating Global Economic Turbulence Together'. The overarching goal was to discuss South Africa’s key finance track priorities. more…

August 8, 2018

Constitutional Court Review Seminar

Between the 2nd and 3rd of August, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation together with the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law, the Constitutional Law of South Africa and the University of Witwatersrand hosted a seminar for prospective authors of the Constitutional Court Review Journal (CCR). more…

August 8, 2018

Zimbabwe: What Does the Future Hold Under New Leadership?

Our partner, the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) has published an article on the topic of the recent elections in Zimbabwe. Since assuming office as President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has made several gestures of reform and has engaged key western interests. more…

August 8, 2018

Discourse Café - The Qunu 9

On July 26th, the Frederik van Zyl Slabbert Institute (FVZS) at Stellenbosch University (SU) in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung(KAS) hosted the fourth Discourse Café at the Stellenbosch University Museum. The Discourse Café series aims at promoting a culture of informed debate on various issues. more…

August 8, 2018

The Impact of the Electric Vehicle on the Southern African Development Community

On July 27th, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with the South African Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA) hosted a workshop on the topic “The Impact of the Electric Vehicle on the Southern African Development Community”. more…