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Has the African National Congress lost touch with South Africans? Party over the people

Moeletsi Mbeki & Rebecca Davis together with Professor Nicola de Jager discussed de Jager's latest paper.
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Book Launch

South Africa's Easy Election Guide: Who To Vote For in 2024? 

South Africa’s most important election since 1994 may deliver the first coalition government in a democratic South Africa. However, as political parties vie for the votes of South A...
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A Daily Maverick Live Journalism Webinar

Ukraine war: the stories of ordinary civilians in Voznesensk

Join Peter Fabricius alongside Andrew Harding, author of the book "A Small, Stubborn Town: Life, death & defiance in Ukraine"
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Embracing Opportunities for Improved Oversight

Online event: Demystifying Parliament

Please join our upcoming event co-hosted by OUTA and KAS, which will explore parliamentary oversight, accountability, and the future of democracy.
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Assessing policy positions across 9 opposition parties in SA

Mapping Possibilities

This paper studies the policy positions of nine opposition parties in South Africa.
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South Atrican Youth Perspectives on the energy crisis

SA Energy Crisis with CANRAD at Nelson Mandela University

Join CANRAD at NMU as they discuss the youth´s perspective, explore the causes of the energy crisis and its impact. Hybrid event: see below for details and register for the link.
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KAS and Daily Maverick

Showdown 2024-WHY VOTER REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION NEEDS TO START NOW

Join the discussion on 7 September,6-7 pm, SAST. Use link to register!
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BRICS Summit, August 2023 in South Africa

Is BRICS 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.
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ANNUAL FREDERIK VAN ZYL SLABBERT HONORARY LECTURE

The Annual FVZS Honorary Lecture, with the support of KAS, creates a platform for student leaders, academics & the broader international community to engage with current issues.
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PROPERTY RIGHTS FOR ALL SOUTH AFRICANS

On Friday, 14 July, the FW de Klerk Foundation, supported by KAS, hosted a conference on the topic of property rights in Johannesburg. Here are the highlights of the event.
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Welcome

Welcome to the Website of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in South Africa. From its Cape Town office, the Foundation coordinates a wide range of activities that aim to assist South Africa in its process of democratic consolidation. A liaison office in Johannesburg complements and supports our work.

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Use your voting superpower!
Pledge To Vote
Voting is a cornerstone of democracy; it is how citizens keep their government accountable and ensuring sustainable socioeconomic development.
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Busi Sibizo
Meet our KAS Scholar
Meet one of our great KAS Scholars Busi Sibizo who reflects on her experience as one of our 2023 scholarship holders. Busi is currently doing her Masters in Political Studies at th...
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Obituary for Wolfgang Schäuble
Wolfgang Schäuble was an exceptional figure in German politics. He earned great respect and recognition at home and abroad, but also across the political spectrum. We remember him w...
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Bongi Molefe
Meet our KAS Scholar
Meet one of our exceptional #KAS Scholars, Bongi Molefe a Deutsche Internationale Schule Johannesburg alumni who reflects on her experience as one of our 2023 scholarship holders.
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Coalition Governance in South Africa: Dedicated Desired State...
#INTEGRITASZA Conference 2023
The 2023 #Integritas conference will focus on the topic of coalition government. The event is open to the general public and provides a platform for stakeholders to jointly develop ...
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OUTA explainer video
How should Parliament work?
Please enjoy this superb video by our partner organisation OUTA on a) how SA's government works, b) why parliament is failing, c) what parliament should do and d) how to fix SA.
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FVZS 2023
Aug 2023
ANNUAL FREDERIK VAN ZYL SLABBERT HONORARY LECTURE
The Annual FVZS Honorary Lecture, with the support of KAS, creates a platform for student leaders, academics & the broader international community to engage with current issues.
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FW de Klerk Foundation
PROPERTY RIGHTS FOR ALL SOUTH AFRICANS
On Friday, 14 July, the FW de Klerk Foundation, supported by KAS, hosted a conference on the topic of property rights in Johannesburg. Here are the highlights of the event.
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Wilful blindness?
State Capture during Parliament's watch
Please join the Parliamentary Monitoring Group and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung as we host a panel to reflect on the implications of the Zondo Commission reports on Parliament.
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African Economies in Transition
Lessons from South Africa and implications for the continent.
Miss our event with the German - African Business Association "African Economies in Transition – Lessons from South Africa and implications for the continent"? 👉 Watch the replay
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