SPII Opinions

BUDGETING IN AN ERA OF AUSTERITY AND STATE CAPTURE: A FIVE-YEAR REVIEW OF BUDGET POLICIES AND OUTCOMES

This submission is informed by a range of civil society organisations (CSOs) who are part of the Budget Justice Coalition, including the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC), the Children’s Institute at UCT, the Dullah Omar Institute (DOI), Equal Education (EE), Equal Education Law Centre (EELC), the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ), the National Shelter Movement, OxfamSA, Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity (PMEJD), the Public […]

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The Poor are Getting Poorer

The Poor are Getting Poorer

LIFE for the poor is not getting better in South Africa. While economic growth and empowerment is always on government’s lips, ordinary citizens aren’t benefiting. In South Africa more than 90 percent of black people live in poverty and this isn’t getting any better, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Read more

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SPII 2018 Annual Report

South Africa has had quite a tumultuous year. The ruling party received a new president (Cyril Ramaphosa) and a revised ‘top six’ leadership, announced at its Elective Conference on 16 December 2017…….

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