Publications

Orientation training workshop for traditional leaders in Zomba

The orientation training workshop for traditional leaders was aimed at achieving the second project objective which states that in settling land disputes, traditional authorities increasingly consider the codified law and strengthen the position of women in issues of land use and land ownership. The workshop covered key developments and stages of the land law reform process in Malawi, specific legislations in the new land law that support and safeguard women’s land ownership rights, and the composition, membership eligibility criteria and mandates of the customary land committee more…

Samson Lembani | Event Reports | July 16, 2018

Roundtable Discussion: Law and Identity

The Role of Law in Constituting a Contemporary South African Identity

On 11th July 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in co-operation with the Centre for Unity in Diversity (CUD) hosted a roundtable discussion on the topic “Law and Identity: The Role of Law in Constituting a Contemporary South African Identity”. Please find below an event report. more…

Event Reports | July 13, 2018

Property Rights for All South Africans

THE ROLE THAT LAND REFORM CAN PLAY IN EXPANDING PROPERTY RIGHTS

On the 4th of July 2018, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the FW de Klerk Foundation, hosted a conference on the topic of property rights and the role that land reform can play in expanding these rights. The public event, which took place at the Sunnyside Park Hotel in Johannesburg, was attended by 85 participants consisting of experts on land reform including legal practitioners, representatives from the private sector, and the academia, as well as civil society organizations, religious groups and ordinary South African citizens. more…

Michaela Braun | Event Reports | July 5, 2018

#Icount: Preparing for Elections 2019

In 2019, South Africans will be voting in the sixth democratic General Elections. The elections will take place in the midst of general dissatisfaction amongst the majority of voters. Political parties will have to work very hard to win the support of the first time voters the majority of whom are apathetic. more…

Nancy Msibi | Event Reports | June 25, 2018

Social Media Guide for Politicians

Social Media has finally arrived in politics in Africa. Just a few years ago it was hard to convince party bosses that they should set aside funds and resources for Social Media. Some might have been worried to share control, others were simply not familiar with the new technologies. Now we see Social Media as an essential tool in many campaigns. But again it is not sufficient just to set up a Facebook account and wait for victory in the next elections – Social Media is a tool that should be used but without being driven by it. We need to use Social Media without social media misusing us. more…

June 22, 2018