Publications

Politische Parteien in Südafrika

Stärkung oder Schwächung der Demokratie?

Am 21. August veranstaltete die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Africa Institute of South Africa in the Human Sciences Research Council und der University of Pretoria anlässlich der Veröffentlichung des Buches "Politische Parteien in Südafrika: Stärkung oder Schwächung der Demokratie?" eine Buchpräsentation an der Universität Johannesburg – neben den Veranstaltungen in Durban und Kapstadt, markierte Johannesburg die letzte Station, in der die neue Publikation unter Anwesenheit der Herausgeberin und partizipierenden Autoren einem interessierten Publikum vorgestellt wurde.

Alle(s) beim Alten? Präsident Zuma übersteht Misstrauensantrag

Der 75-jährige Staatspräsident Südafrikas Jacob Zuma hat am Dienstag das Misstrauensvotum gegen ihn erfolgreich überstanden. Nicht nur die Tatsache, dass die Abstimmung geheim erfolgte, sondern auch das Ergebnis überraschten. Zahlreiche ANC-Abgeordnete entzogen sich dem Fraktionszwang und stimmten für die Absetzung von Zuma. Der Riss im ANC ist offensichtlich.

Making Africa Work

A Handbook for Economic Success

The handbook "Making Africa Work" has its aim in giving decision guidance to Africa's leaders in the fields of economics and politics. In their book the authors around Greg Mills, director of the Brenthurst Foundation, develop African solutions to African problems.

Political Parties in South Africa

Do They Undermine or Underpin Democracy?

This new book provides recent insights into the health of South Africa´s political system and contributes to a deeper understanding of what underpins a viable democracy.

How do traditional donors respond when beneficiary countries set up their own aid agencies?

Case Studies of India, Brazil and South Africa

The creation of dedicated aid agencies in emerging donor countries is a relatively new feature. Since many of these emerging donors are also recipients of Official Development Assistance, this institutionalization and professionalization of their development assistance raises some difficult questions.How do traditional donors perceive this new development in beneficiary countries and how do they respond to it in terms of aid allocations and co-operation arrangements? These are the fundamental questions that this research paper which forms part of a Master thesis aims to address.

Political Parties in South Africa

Do they undermine or underpin Democracy?

Offering a new contribution to the assessment of the health of South Africa´s political system, the book launch held in Durban on July 25 gathered authors as well as an interested audience to introduce and discuss the new publication.

G20 and Africa: BusinessDay TV-Interview with Tilmann Feltes

G20 and Private Investments in Africa

Sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa was on the agenda at the recent Group of 20 meeting in Germany where the G20 Africa Partnership was launched. The programme is aimed at creating jobs in a way that will alleviate poverty and inequality. This week's episode of Africa Inc takes a look at the details of the agreement with Tilmann Feltes from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS).

Climate Report 2017: South Africa

Private Sector and Climate Finance in the G20 Countries

South Africa is fossil fuel dependent, with approximately 90 per cent of its energy derived from coal. Per capita, it is in the top 15 carbon emitters in the world. South Africa’s climate change response policy frameworks include a commitment to reduce its GHG emissions to below business-as-usual by 34 per cent by 2020, and 42 per cent by 2025. In order to achieve these commitments, additional financial investments – from both public and private sources – are required.

Sensitization training workshop for traditional leaders on land ownership rights for women

Eine Welt ohne Hunger: Aktivitäten in Zomba (Malawi)

The workshop trained traditional leaders on the legal and statutory instruments for women’s land ownership rights in Malawi.

First community awareness outreach on land ownership and land-use rights for women in Zimbabwe

One World-No Hunger: first community awareness outreach in Zimbabwe-Midlands

This was the first community awareness-raising event in Zimbabwe.