Institute for Democracy in South Africa

 
More South Africans believe politicians are corrupt
More South Africans believe politicians are corrupt
Forty percent of South Africans think parliamentarians and councillors are corrupt, according to the Afrobarometer survey, the Star...
Poor funding regulation 'biggest threat to democracy'
Poor funding regulation 'biggest threat to democracy'
A lack of regulation over political party funding was the biggest threat to democracy in South Africa, said political analyst Steven Friedman on...
'SA politicians lack courage to declare HIV status'
'SA politicians lack courage to declare HIV status'
Many councillors believe it would be political suicide to publicly disclose their HIV status, according to an Idasa (Institute for Democracy in...
Aids 'threatens African governments'
Aids 'threatens African governments'
Aids is killing so many politicians in southern Africa that their deaths are threatening the ability of governments to function properly, a...
Activists: Zim refugees in limbo in Messina
Activists: Zim refugees in limbo in Messina
Up to 4 000 Zimbabwean refugees are "waiting in limbo" in Messina, activists said on Tuesday.
Mbeki's fate hangs in the balance
Mbeki's fate hangs in the balance
Political analysts are divided over the fate of President Thabo Mbeki ahead of a watershed African National Congress (ANC) meeting this weekend...
Call for Hlophe hearings to be made public
Call for Hlophe hearings to be made public
The Institute for Democracy in South Africa (Idasa) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have thrown their weight behind the push for open...
Questioning Idasa
Questioning Idasa
A more nuanced picture of inequalities in school financing is needed, write Doron Isaacs and Yoliswa Dwane.
Cross it out
Cross it out
Claims of huge bribes, fevered meetings between leaders of political parties, angry letters to newspapers by readers who feel robbed of their...

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