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March 5, 2018

Dialogue in Contemporary South Africa: Opportunities and Risks

“Dialogue in Contemporary South Africa: Opportunities and Risks” was the title of the first roundtable discussion on 1st March 2018, organized by the Centre for Unity in Diversity (CUD) in collaboration with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) at the Sun Square Hotel in Cape Town. 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.

December 14, 2017

NEWSLETTER 2017: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Our Newsletter 2017 should inform you about a selection of our more than 200 events that we have implemented together with our partners throughout this year, as well as provide you with news, publications and highlights from our KAS country offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. We wish you and your family a joyful Christmas and a great start to 2018! more…

December 11, 2017

Panel Discussion on '#New Zimbabwe, Old Antics? Dissecting the Recent Changes in Zimbabwe'

KAS South Africa and KAS Zimbabwe in cooperation with SAIIA organized a panel discussion with eminent Zimbabwean political analysts to dissect these and other emerging trends in the post-Mugabe era. more…