Judith February

Judith February is based at the Institute for Security Studies and is a visiting fellow at the Wits School of Governance.

Supporting BDS is a way to honour the Palestinian struggle

Boycotts and sanctions against Israel are a vote for nonviolence, democracy and self-determination

Keep defending democracy

Civil society has fought against the worst of the breaches — securitisation, corruption, secrecy

ANC loses its voice in national debates

Critical issues cut to the heart of the party’s recent record, which is perhaps why its leaders are failing to speak out.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng verdict opens door for ‘rational’ test

State bodies cannot reject recommendations by the public protector on "irrational" grounds, writes Judith February.

Democracy fund will foster political donation transparency

The laissez-faire status quo on secret donations allows businesses to buy influence from political parties, writes Judith February.

Time to come clean on party funding

South Africa is about to enter into the biggest ever public-procurement processes in its history -- involving Eskom and Transnet.

We have a right to know who funds Zuma family

Our president has a colourful private life and while it might be simpler, we cannot simply tune out of the soap opera.

ANC stalls over public funding of parties

SA's democracy is suffering from the absence of transparency and a complete lack of regulation of private funding, argues two analysts.

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!