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October 14, 2014
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Event video

"We want what's ours"

From 25 August till 16 September 2014 KAS presented the book "We want what's ours", a comprehensive study on the South African Land Reform process. About 300 representatives of the Land Claims Commission, academics, students and members of the broader public participated in four related workshops in the cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape [...] more…

October 9, 2014

Radio Interview about KAS/SAIIA Careers Evening

KAS/SAIIA scholar Farai Morobane gave an interview on SA FM program "Otherwise" on the KAS/SAIIA Annual Careers Evening. She explained where a humanities degree can take you and how the Careers Evening provides a platform for students in IR, Political Studies, Economics, Law and Journalism to gain an understanding of the various career opportunities that are available to them.

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August 7, 2014

Johannesburg, 7 August 2014

SAIIA-KAS Scholarship: Research Internship Programme 2015

Applications for the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) International Affairs Internship at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in 2015 are now open. more…

August 7, 2014

Johannesburg, 20 August 2014

Careers Evening for South African students in humanities

On 20 August 2014 KAS in cooperation with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) holds the annual careers evening for South African students at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. A similar event will follow on 15 September at the University of Cape Town. more…

July 7, 2014

Johannesburg, 7 July 2014

Tribute to Prof Russel Botman

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is deeply saddened by the sudden death of Prof Russel Botman. Prof Botman was a key note speaker at our joint event with the Centre for Constitutional Rights on 19 June 2014. His death has left a huge void in the South African academic fraternity in particular, but also in the academic world in general. He was a man of integrity and ethics we will always remember. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and to the University of Stellenbosch. more…

June 19, 2014

International Reports

20 Years of Democracy and the Fifth Parliamentary Elections in South Africa

In the latest parliamentary elections, the ruling African National Congress could once again assert its power. However, the new government is facing major efforts to ensure the country’s economic and social situation do not deteriorate. more…

June 13, 2014

Johannesburg, 13 June 2014

KAS and the South African National Planning Commission sign Memorandum of Understanding

The KAS Country Project in South Africa, the National Planning Commission in the South African Presidency and the weekly newspaper Mail and Guardian have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The three partners announced to continue cooperation on the series of Critical Thinking Forums to find solutions for reducing youth unemployment in South Africa. more…

June 4, 2014

Impacts on political stability

Youth Unemployment in South Africa

Since its first democratic elections in 1994, doomsayers within and outside of South Africa have predicted a fate akin to that of many other failed post-colonial African states for the country. more…

May 28, 2014

Johannesburg, 27 May 2014

Critical Thinking Forum

At a panel discussion organised by KAS in cooperation with the weekly newspaper Mail & Guardian and the National Planning Commission academics, unionists, employers and government representatives engaged in a debate on strategies to fight youth unemployment in South Africa. more…

May 9, 2014

South Africa 2014

Observation of the South African General Election on 7 May

On 7 May the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung was one of 78 domestic and 24 foreign observer missions to watch the South African General Elections 2014. Country director Dr. Holger Dix and KAS-Trainee Marius Glitz visited selected voting stations in and around Johannesburg. more…