Land Expropriation: IRR talking with its lawyers to review CRC process

2018-11-14 13:42

The Institute of Race Relations is briefing lawyers in preparation for taking, what it considers to be, the "procedurally flawed work" of Parliament's Joint Constitutional Review Committee on amending the property clause in the Constitution.

Land plan has some upside, big risks, says IRR

2018-09-18 17:37

The plan to expropriate land without compensation will benefit a small number of citizens if successfully implemented but will be disastrous for most people if it goes awry, the Institute of Race Relations warns.

Why Nene thinks the recession can be turned around, and other reactions to SA's economic plunge

2018-09-04 18:14

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told reporters in Beijing that government was confident it could turn the economic situation around.

Education can provide true empowerment

2018-08-19 09:36

In BEE is not the enemy (City Press, August 12 2018), Mondli Makhanya paid the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) a justly deserved compliment, though perhaps without meaning to, writes Michael Morris.

Draft Mining Charter will hold industry back, impose burdens – IRR

2018-06-21 05:15

South Africa’s mining industry is in for a tough time if the new proposed Mining Charter is any indication of the direction of mining policy, according to the Institute of Race Relations.

IRR submits 53 000 objections to expropriation without compensation

2018-06-15 16:05

The Institute of Race Relations has lodged 53 000 submissions with the Constitutional Review Committee, all objecting to expropriation without compensation.

Perceptions of corruption in SA have grown over last 20 years - IRR

2018-03-29 14:45

Perceptions of corruption in South Africa have deepened over the past two decades, the Institute for Race Relations says.

Dear IRR, racism is real

2018-03-25 06:22

While some of the IRR’s conclusions about race relations have some merit and deserve to be taken seriously, its report on the topic carries the odious tone of superiority, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Skills bias makes it unlikely to crack SA unemployment

2017-11-12 07:01

The bias towards “skilled” work in service sectors makes it unlikely that South Africa’s unemployment levels will be reduced in the near future, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) said this week.

New empowerment policy needed for mining in SA - IRR

2017-09-10 16:40

An entire new approach to empowerment in mining is needed, that will focus on economic empowerment for the disadvantaged, the Institute of Race Relations has argued in a new report.


SA in longest downward business cycle since 1945 - report

2018-10-09 07:04

South Africa is likely in the longest downward business cycle since 1945, according to a report by the Centre for Risk Analysis.

'National Death Insurance': Healthcare in ICU, says new report

2018-09-18 15:46

A new analysis of over 100 media reports on negligence, corruption, and mismanagement in the public healthcare system suggests throwing money at a broken healthcare system won't help, argues the report's co-author Marius Roodt.

Land reform's Codesa moment

2018-08-28 07:32

The summit on land reform could very well turn out to be a turning point in the heated debate on expropriation of land, writes Max du Preez.

'Land expropriation list released by AfriForum is legitimate' – IRR

2018-08-14 14:08

The Institute of Race Relations says it has every reason to believe that a list shared by AfriForum that contains the names of 195 farms to be allegedly expropriated by the government is legitimate.

IRR warns the US about the implications of expropriation without compensation in SA

2018-06-20 16:59

The Institute of Race Relations has delivered a report in United States, in which it says "the undermining of property rights in South Africa has serious implications both for American investors in South Africa and for the strategic interests of the United States".

SA infant mortality rate down to lowest level in nearly 20 years - report

2018-05-16 16:54

South Africa's infant mortality rate is at its lowest level in almost 20 years, the Institute of Race Relations says.

Ramaphosa to look into IRR report about billions spent on VIP protection

2018-03-25 20:08

President Cyril Ramaphosa will be looking into a report by the Institute of Race Relations into the staggering multi-billion rand VIP Protection Services for officials.

Profiling the provinces

2018-01-04 08:02

New research on the socio-economic indicators of SA's nine provinces highlights the policy priorities that Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC administration must tackle urgently, writes Michael Morris.

Mid-term budget lacks the lever and fulcrum needed to move SA forward

2017-10-29 06:00

SA hoped that the mid-term budget would move the country forward. But most will remain unmoved.

Only 4 in 10 people of working age have a job – report

2017-08-21 16:18

Only 43.3% of South Africans of working age are employed, says Gabriela Mackay, employment analyst at the Institute for Race Relations (IRR).

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