Helen Zille joins Institute for Race Relations

2019-07-28 11:42

Former DA leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille has joined the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) as a senior policy fellow, writer and analyst, it was announced.

What the election polls are really telling us

2019-05-01 08:15

In just over a week from now, we will know which polls were correct about the election outcome. Whatever the support for the different parties will be, politicians will have to shape up, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Elections 2019: ANC support dips below 50%, according to latest IRR poll

2019-04-30 12:07

The DA's majority in the Western Cape is under threat, the ANC is losing more support in Gauteng and the EFF is on a growth path nationally, according to a IRR report.

Expropriation, Disrupted Land and the IRR

2019-03-17 07:00

The IRR's attack on AfriForum unfortunately underlines the fact that there is little space for nuanced debating in South Africa, and that nobody dares to put an alternative point of view to the ruling order's view of the past, writes Kallie Kriel.

PODCAST: The fiery, smart, sharp and difficult Julius Malema

2019-03-09 14:31

This week on POLOTIKI, we’re 61 days away from South Africa's sixth national elections, but is the country excited? And EFF leader Julius Malema is in the headlines, is this a campaign tactic?

What it's like using taxis in SA: 'Violent, aggressive and unsafe'

2019-02-26 15:41

A report by the Institute of Race Relations has revealed the extent to which South African commuters put their lives at risk when they take minibus taxis.

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.

 

Uniting the middle – the key to South Africa's success

2019-06-11 13:08

For every Vicki Momberg or Velaphi Khumalo who says vile things about their fellow South Africans, there are ten people who want to work together in building the country, regardless of their race, writes Nicholas Lorimer.

Dawie Scholtz: The IRR's bombshell election poll results are mind-blowing

2019-04-30 12:28

News24's elections analyst Dawie Scholtz says the ANC should be worried about what could happen next week when South Africa goes to the polls, but that ultimately voting patterns remain very difficult to predict.

No politician must have the power to expropriate property without compensation - IRR

2019-04-17 17:10

The Institute of Race Relations has urged South Africans to not give any politician, no matter what party he or she belongs to, the power to dispossess people of their land without compensation.

This is why we pay such close attention to AgriSA's Dan Kriek

2019-03-13 09:23

AgriSA president Dan Kriek's proposal for land expropriation without compensation amounts to exempting mega-farms while the rest populate the front line of expropriation at sacrificial compensation, writes Gabriel Crouse.

ANC has lost some support ahead of elections - latest IRR poll

2019-03-06 12:35

The ANC has lost some support nationally ahead of the May 8 elections, according to a latest poll from the Institute of Race Relations.

DA maintains that race is a proxy for disadvantage, despite IRR criticism

2019-02-11 20:35

The DA is holding firm on its view that race is a proxy for disadvantage in South Africa amid sharp criticism from the Institute for Race Relations.

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.

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