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March 28, 2018

Community awareness outreach at Maluwa Village in Zomba, Malawi

The community outreach at Maluwa Village in Zomba, Malawi, was aimed at boosting the knowledge in rural communities in Zomba about women’s rights to access, own, use and control land, and enhance the women’s capacity to protect and claim these rights. more…

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

Orientation Workshop for Traditional Leaders in Zomba

The orientation workshop for traditional leaders was held at Nsondole Teachers Development Centre in Zomba-Malawi. It aimed at ensuring that in settling land disputes, traditional authorities increasingly consider codified law and strengthen the position of women in issues of land use and land ownership. 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 and 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 6, 2018
Lilongwe - Malawi, 26.-27.02.2018

Regional Conference in Malawi

"A world without hunger"

From February 26-27 2018, KAS South Africa, in cooperation with its Malawian partners, organised a regional conference in Lilongwe, Malawi in the context of the BMZ special initiative "A world without hunger".