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March 28, 2018

Community awareness outreach at Sani II Village in Zomba, Malawi

The objective for the community awareness outreach at Sani II Village in Malawi was towards ensuring that women are informed of their rights and the traditional and codified legal context as well as possible legal recourse and show first steps of demanding these rights. more…

March 27, 2018

Together for Justice

KAS South Africa supported the “Together for Justice” conference which dealt with the major challenges churches and civil society organisations in contemporary South Africa and Germany are facing currently. more…

March 22, 2018

Managing Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa: the developmental approach

SAIIA Western Cape Branch KAS provided a platform for a lively debate on the question of how to manage migration from Sub-Saharan Africa in a developmental approach. more…

March 19, 2018

Human Rights Report Card 2018 Launch

On Monday, 19th March 2018, the Centre for Constitutional Rights in cooperation with KAS launched their flagship publication: The Human Rights Report Card. The Report grades the realization of human rights in South Africa and further serves as a baseline from which future trends in human rights violations may be identified. more…

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…