Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP) Breakfast

Professor Roger Southall’s lecture on “The black middle class and democracy in South Africa” took place within the framework of SWOP’s “Breakfast Seminar” series at the University of the Witwatersrand. He discussed the political role that the new black middle class is playing in South Africa, and went in depth into their policy position within the African National Congress (ANC).

SACSIS: ‘Taking Stock of South Africa’s 2014 General Elections’

South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) Panel Discussion: 

‘Taking Stock of South Africa’s 2014 General Elections’ (Johannesburg)

A panel of experts engaged in a discussion on the the quality of South Africa’s democracy in an assessment of the country’s recent elections.

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Institute for Global Dialogue: ‘The Bali Outcome: Whither World Trade Negotiations?’

The Institute for Global Dialogue, in partnership with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Africa office, hosted a roundtable discussion on the ‘The Bali Outcome: Whither World Trade Negotiations?’ in Pretoria. Discussants included Xavier Carim (Deputy Director General of International Trade and Economic Development), Liepollo Pheko (Executive Director, The Trade Collective), Memory Dube (Senior Researcher, South African Institute of International Affairs) and Dr Siphamandla Zondi (Director of the Institute for Global Dialogue).