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National consultation of church leaders

Promoting ethical leadership qualities - Elections 2024

Strengthening participatory democracy, transparency, accountability and good governance.

Free Market Foundation on Privatisation

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung South Africa (KAS), together with our partner organization Free Market Foundation South Africa (FMF), held an expert exchange on the 8th of November with the theme of Infrastructure Privatization aimed at businesspeople, academics, and representatives of civil society.

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ESG principles and Disclosures in United Kingdom and South Africa (The Third Report)

Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law (IJEBL)

Authors: Ruth Taplin (Professor and Director, Centre for Japanese and East Asian Studies, London UK; Editor, Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law) and Neels Kilian (Associate Professor, Law Faculty, University of the North West, South Africa)

KAS South Africa Alumni Dinner 2023

Author: Luisa Kerner

On 29 September 2023, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) hosted its traditional Alumni Dinner in Cape Town. The event brought together about 30 current and former scholars and KAS partners. Such events provide opportunities and a platform for alumni and partners to network, collaborate and exchange ideas on political as well as socio-economic issues.

The EFF's Balancing Act: Domestic Appeal & African Ambitions

Authors: Kira Alberts & Fikile Monareng

The EFF has quickly become a prominent (and controversial) South African political party. But are they sidelining their transnational ambitions as they prepare for the 2024 elections?

Mapping Possibilities

Author: Dr Heather Thuynsma, University of Pretoria

Assessing policy positions across nine opposition parties in South Africa in August 2023.

FVZS Institute 2023

11th Annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert (FVZS) Honorary Lecture

Auditor General of South Africa, Ms Tsakani Maluleke

“Good governance is the foundation upon which a successful nation is built. It is not merely a buzzword."

Pixabay I GDI 2023

Where angels would have feared to tread: Reformists, Revisionists and the 2023 BRICS Summit

Author: Professor van der Westhuizen, Stellenbosch University

What is BRICS for? Is it a bulwark against US-China polarization or a mechanism to counter a "Western hegemonic bloc"? Professor van der Westhuizen unpacks how this questions was navigated at the 15th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg in August 2023.

SOUTH AFRICA, COALITION AHEAD!

Authors: Kira Alberts & Sonia Twongyeirwe

Since its first democratic elections in 1994, South Africa has never had to contend with coalition governance at the national level. Until now.

Nostalgia for the Kremlin reigns in South Africa

The South African government has lost its way in its Putin-friendly policy. What if the Kremlin leader, who is the subject of an international arrest warrant, visits South Africa as part of a BRICS summit?