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The Crucial Role of local CSOs in helping communities reduce poverty

The Crucial Role of local CSOs in helping communities reduce poverty

The unemployment in South Africa went up to 27.1 % in the third quarter of 2016 from 26.6 in the previous period. The number...

Press Release: CIVIL SOCIETY HUMAN RIGHTS BUDGET

PEOPLE SHOULD BE AT THE HEART OF MINISTER’S BUDGET, NOT COST CUTTING Minister Malusi Gigaba delivered the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) at...

SPII STATEMENT ON THE MASS PROTEST ACTION TAKING PLACE ON FRIDAY 07 APRIL 2017

SPII STATEMENT ON THE MASS PROTEST ACTION TAKING PLACE ON FRIDAY 07 APRIL 2017

SPII supports the peaceful protestors who are demonstrating their anger and frustration at the state of our economy and the crisis of governance that...

Press Statement: CIVIL SOCIETY PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE, PEOPLE-CENTERED BUDGET

Press Statement: CIVIL SOCIETY PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE, PEOPLE-CENTERED BUDGET

PRESS RELEASECIVIL SOCIETY PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE, PEOPLE-CENTERED BUDGETBroad collective of socio-economic rights organisations offer example of a budget which takes ordinary South Africans seriously.Minister Gigaba...

Daily Maverick: Budget 2018: Higher education gets R57bn in Budget slated as anti-poor

Daily Maverick: Budget 2018: Higher education gets R57bn in Budget slated as anti-poor

Beginning his speech, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said the Budget had prioritised the country’s most pressing issues: “educating our youth, protecting the vulnerable and...

School funding: South Africa can learn from the world

By Birgit Weyss, Nurina Allly and Daniel McLaren Some countries have managed to improve outcomes for their most disadvantaged learners In previous articles we have...

SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter July – September 2017

SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter July – September 2017

SPII has always protested against the level of the three poverty lines since adoption in 2012, compared to other studies that consider the cost...

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter March 2017

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter March 2017

In an organizational context, a process of profound and radical change that orients an organization in a new direction and takes it to an...

SPII Talk Newsletter 4th Quarter December 2016

SPII Talk Newsletter 4th Quarter December 2016

2016 has been a momentous year in relation to wage policy in South Africa,specifically as we see the progress reached on the negotiations on...

SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter July – September 2016

In this edition of SPII talk, in the context of the Reports launched by SPII concerning Water and Sanitation and a Healthy Environment in...