SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter August – November 2018

SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter August – November 2018

The cost of the corruption has often been estimated in numerical terms. But surely there is another toll that the nefarious project has taken:...

AUSTERITY IN THE MIDST OF INEQUALITY THREATENS HUMAN RIGHTS

AUSTERITY IN THE MIDST OF INEQUALITY THREATENS HUMAN RIGHTS

  This factsheet examines the enjoyment of economic and social rights in South Africa, ahead of the country’s first appearance before the UN Committee...

Stimulus in a Time of Austerity? Tito Mboweni forgot to ask the people

A girl cries outside her family shack after a violent service delivery protest near Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 September 2013. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK Smoke...

Joint Submission to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights,

64th Session, 24 September - 12 October 2018 This report on the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights in South Africa (focusing on...

SPII Talk Newsletter 2nd Quarter April – July 2018

SPII Talk Newsletter 2nd Quarter April – July 2018

In this edition of SPII Talk, Nsimbi helps us understand the disastrous human consequences of a failing land reform programme. Nsimbi, a 56-year-old domestic...

Vulekamali to improve public access to government budget data

Rhodes University’s Public ServiceAccountability Monitor (PSAM), last week gathered members from the National Treasury, the Legal Resources Centre, Afesis Corplan, and open data activist institute OpenUp for...

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Researcher Position

Researcher Position We are looking for a Researcher to join our office in Newtown, Johannesburg. Apply by:  27 June 2018, 5 pm SAST Studies...

2018 NATIONAL BUDGET DIALOGUE ON THE SA APPROPRIATION BILL

SPII was invited as a key Respondent to one of the first Consultative process organised by the Standing Committee on Appropriations following the tabling...

Vulekamali Newsletter Issue 1 2018

Vulekamali Newsletter Issue 1 2018

IMALI YETHU is a coalition of civil society organisations working with the South African National Treasury to make budget information more accessible, user-friendly and...

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...

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter January – March 2018

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter January – March 2018

SPII Talk Newsletter: South Africa Rebooting It’s been quite an eventful first quarter of the year. The political hangover of the ANC’s 54th conference...