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Mothers in South Africa Face Triple Challenge of Inequality, Unemployment and Poverty By Christina Teichmann, FW de Klerk Foundation Board Member The FW de
Proposed Hate Speech Bill Will Silence Democracy for All Issued By the FW de Klerk Foundation on 09/05/2023 The Hate Speech Bill 2018 –
The ongoing SASSA debacle is setting off unprecedented concerns, including but not limited to ineffectual leadership by the Minister of Social Development, allegations and counter-allegations between SASSA and SAPO as potential service provider, and crucially that of dragging the justice system into administering a failing political process.
The Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties recently held public hearings on the Draft Political Party Funding Bill of 2017 (Draft Bill). The Draft Bill seeks to regulate the public and private funding of political parties. The underlying premise of the Draft Bill is that the contestation of electoral politics should be fought on an equal and fair basis, with the citizen as core consideration.
The reality however, is not the case as the increasing influence of money in politics appears to dominate electoral discourse, as opposed to an interrogation of positions, policies and principles.
South Africa is no stranger to the transactional nature of politics and in recent times #GuptaLeaks has exposed the invidious underbelly of politics in the country. This series of leaks has hastened the calls for greater commitment to transparency and accountability and for disclosure to become norm in political life and practice.
The UN declared 1995 the year of Tolerance.
SPEECH: 2 SEPTEMBER 1997, PRINCIPLES OF FORGIVENESS AND RECONCILIATION This great cathedral is a most fitting venue for the consideration of questions relating to forgiveness and
EARLY DIALOGUES BETWEEN THE FW DE KLERK FOUNDATION AND THE ANC GOVERNMENT Between 2002 and 2005 the FW de Klerk Foundation organised a number of
EPISODE 8: FIRST MONTHS AS PRESIDENT, MEETING WITH MADIBA & DEBATE ABOUT NP LEADERSHIP (1989 – 1990)
In episode 8 of the FW de Klerk Foundation’s exclusive biographical videos on former President FW de Klerk, viewers will learn about the events between September 1989 and 2 February 1990.