The Governance Report
At the time of last year’s local government elections, it appeared we were at the end of a political age in South Africa. Since then, however, little evidence has emerged to suggest that this was, or is, the case. It is November 2022, and the African National...
The South African government’s policy on Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine comes in the context of its record on human rights internationally,...
Last month, Glencore, a multinational mining and commodity company, pleaded guilty to long-standing charges of systematic bribery, corruption, and...
Historically, ESG considerations have largely been ignored because unethical firms would externalise social and environmental costs with impunity. This led to widescale environmental degradation and the abuse of human rights.
Gwede Mantashe, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, has threatened to judicially review the Zondo Commission’s (‘the Commission’) findings against him. This decision highlights legal and political weaknesses in South Africa’s democratic system.
Multi-sectoral interventions, including community-based organisations, business councils, industry associations, trade unions, and Chapter 9 institutions, will be crucial in addressing the aftermath of the KZN floods.
As the SADC mission in Mozambique nears the end of its term, South Africa, as SADC chair, called for a summit to be held on 4 and 5 April. Initially, Eswatini was included, but its subsequent removal raises questions.
The Covid-19 pandemic has become part of our reality since 2020. Several elections are planned for the SADC region in 2022. With a surge in cases...
Here you’ll find up-to-date Covid-19 stats provided by the WHO COVID-19 DASHBOARD and in-depth reporting on the governance around Covid-19
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