View Archived Content

MEANINGFUL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IS CRUCIAL FOR DEMOCRACY’S VITALITY

In a letter to the Department of Home Affairs, former President Mbeki criticised the DHA’s White Paper on Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection for containing serious inconsistencies and omissions. Public participation in policy and law creation usually exposes flaws in laws, which begs the question: Was public participation meaningful considered?

Read More »

THE FW DE KLERK FOUNDATION 2023 REPORT CARD ON CULTURAL, RELIGIOUS AND LANGUAGE RIGHTS

On 15 September, the FW de Klerk Foundation made a written submission to the National Council of Provinces on the National Health Insurance Bill. The Foundation analysed key failures of the NHI Bill with specific reference to the constitutional principle of the Rule of Law and rationality, the feasibility of the proposed system and governance concerns, coupled with the unfettered power of the Minister of Health (“the Minister”).

Read More »