SPII Talk II: Mpho Mhlongo, on Civil Society Organisations and Public Participation

SPII Talk II: Mpho Mhlongo, on Civil Society Organisations and Public Participation

Civil Society Organisations (“CSOs”) often work closely with members of communities that often fall through the cracks of Government’s socio-economic development plans. Such organisations...

SPII Talk II: Dr. Nqobile Zulu, Research Manager

SPII Talk II: Dr. Nqobile Zulu, Research Manager

Introduction The South African Schools Act 1996 (Act 84 of 1996) (SASA) stipulates that a School Governing Board (SGB) must be elected every three...

SPII Talk II: Lehlohlonolo Kekana on Budgeting for change

SPII Talk II: Lehlohlonolo Kekana on Budgeting for change

In a democratic society that encourages a citizen-state relationship premised on public participation in the constitution, and as a way of enabling the division...

SPII Talk II: Hannah Atkins, research Intern

SPII Talk II: Hannah Atkins, research Intern

Looking back Covid related lockdowns, social distancing requirements and limits on venue capacity restricted the ways people traditionally gathered to discuss issues, and forced...

SPII Talk II: Director’s note

SPII Talk II: Director’s note

  It seems ironic that the global status of isolating and social and economic lockdowns caused by the Coronavirus Covid-19 has led to a...

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...

SPII Talk Newsletter: 10 YEARS OF SPII: A Decade of Change

As the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) marks the first ten years of its existence, we celebrate a decade of research, advocacy,...

SPII Talk Newsletter, 1st Quarter, April 2016

The first quarter of this year has been quite eventful mounting scrutiny of the executive in the Constitutional Court, as well as increasing concerns...

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...