March 8, 2018

Public Political Forum with Aubrey Matshiqi

Together with internationally acknowledged political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi we discussed the challenges of the new president Civil Ramaphosa on 8th March at the DDP Post-SONA Forum in Durban. more…

March 6, 2018

Human Rights and Governance Implications of the Water Crisis in the City of Cape Town

On 6th of March 2018, the Dullah Omar Institute in cooperation with the KAS hosted a Roundtable Discussion on the topic “Human Rights and Governance Implications of the Water Crisis in the City of Cape Town”. more…

March 6, 2018

Welcoming Breakfast for the scholars of the SAIIA/KAS research programme

The KAS invited to the Welcoming Breakfast at the beginning of the academic year the four scholars Zinhle Ngidi, Cayley Clifford, Kate Mlauzi, Genevieve Savary and their mentors to introduce them to the KAS and also to get to know each other better. more…

March 3, 2018
3rd of March, DSJ Students and Petida Chomphoo

Political Youth Participation in Germany and South Africa

On 3rd of March KAS Research Assistant Petida Chomphoo was holding a lecture in the German International School in Johannesburg on political participation of the young generation in Germany and the work as a district council member. In a following discussion this was compared to the situation in South Africa.

March 1, 2018

Kwazulu-Natal Democracy and Election Forum

Democracy Development Program in partnership with the KZN Christian Council convened a meeting on 01st March 2018 with civil society and religious leaders regarding the upcoming national elections in South Africa. more…

February 21, 2018

Multilingualism Conference

The conference dealt with the importance of multilingualism in promoting and deepening social cohesion and nation building in South Africa. more…

February 15, 2018

Looking Ahead for 2018

The KAS in cooperation with the School for Public Leadership and the Centre for Constitutional Rights hosted a breakfast under the title “Looking Ahead for 2018: Local and International Socio-Political Change Scenarios”. more…

February 14, 2018

Anti-Xenophobia Dialogue

The Anti-Xenophobia Dialogue aims at the eradication of xenophobia and promotion of social cohesion by strengthening conflict resolution skills of community leaders, improving liaison with Government and other agencies during attacks. more…

February 6, 2018

South Africa beyond State Capture and Corruption

The leading questions of this year´s FW de Klerk Conference addressed by former South African president FW de Klerk was how South Africans “are going to reestablish a system of governance that is characterised by integrity with key institutions that operate in the public interest effectively." more…

January 16, 2018
Michaela Braun, Bongi Molefe, Thomas Bachmeier

Announcement of the new scholarship holder of the Sur-Place Scholarship Program South Africa

On 15.01.2018 KAS officially announced the new scholar of the Sur Place Scholarship Program. Bongi Molefe is a prospective medical student at Wits University in Johannesburg and demonstrated strong academic capabilities at the German International School and above-average social commitment.