The FW de Klerk Foundation strongly supports Cabinet’s adoption of a national framework towards the implementation of professionalisation of the public sector, which would move

The fracas caused by DisChem’s ill-advised moratorium on the hiring and promotion of white employees has focused attention on the government’s potentially fatal intention to

The effects of the different outcomes reached in peace processes in the Global South are worthy of consideration. Citizens in those countries that have experienced

Yesterday, the National Assembly adopted the Expropriation Bill and – with that – took a giant leap in undermining the rights of property owners in

SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT F W DE KLERK MOENCHENGLADBACH 8 MAY 2004   THE NEW SOUTH AFRICA AFTER TEN YEARS EN ROUTE TO THE FIRST

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The draft constitutional amendment bill (the Bill) allowing land expropriation without compensation (EWC) is already damaging enough to make South Africa largely uninvestable.

Zuma

The FW de Klerk Foundation welcomes the strong reaction of the Zondo-Commission in responding to Jacob Zuma's statements that he will not obey a summons to appear before the State Capture Inquiry. The Commission (the State Capture Inquiry) is on record as having stated that such an act by the former President showed that he considered himself to be ‘above the law and the Constitution’.

On a different level, however, one cannot but be astounded by the severity of the effects of the anti-virus measures. Disruption was the order of the day in, among many other instances, the operation of virtually all organs of state, ranging from Parliament, the courts and the public service, to public education, police services and the military. No doubt it can be expected that this pandemic will, as other plagues and epidemics in the past, eventually peter out – until the next one occurs.

Coronavirus

The National Prosecuting authority (NPA) has been at the heart of SA politics for many years, playing a central role in the saga of corruption. Control of the NPA was a prime objective of the Mbeki, Motlanthe and Zuma presidencies - because controlling the NPA determines who should - and who shouldn’t - be prosecuted. 

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Human Rights Report Card

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The FW de Klerk Foundation takes pleasure in presenting its annual Human Rights Report Card indicating where, in our opinion, South Africa has been making progress with regard to human rights and where it has been regressing.

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