'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).

Mostly children murdered in SA - report

2017-06-08 17:39

Almost 900 children were murdered in South Africa from 2015 to 2016, the Institute of Race Relations has revealed.

OPINION: Gordhan’s firing – calculated power play and Russian influence

2017-04-05 19:07

What explains the allegedly irrational decisions taken by the SA government over recent days? Frans Cronje, scenario planner at the Institute for Race Relations, provides two explanations for the firing of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister.

#Sugartax: IRR climbs into media over Coke funding

2016-12-23 17:55

Frans Cronje, CEO of the South African Institute for Race Relations (IRR), responds to what he calls a media slur campaign against the think tank.


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.

Fixed investment levels in SA too low to spark recovery - institute

2017-07-06 19:12

Fixed investment has slumped significantly and at current levels is much too low to drive a recovery capable of addressing poverty and inequality, says the Institute of Race Relations.

White South Africans have best quality of life - IRR

2017-05-08 20:35

White South Africans still enjoy the highest quality of life compared to other population groups in South Africa, a report shows.

#Sugartax: Ombudsman weighs in on IRR, Coca-Cola research debate

2016-12-23 18:01

The IRR has reneged on the goal of being a credible institution in the field of science relating to sugary tax research funded by the Coca-Cola Company, writes Prof George Claassen, the ombudsman of Media24’s Community Press Division, in this opinion piece.

EXPOSED: Coca-Cola bankrolls IRR research on sugary tax in SA

2016-12-07 07:49

The Coca-Cola Company has funded research by respected think tank the SA Institute for Race Relations on taxing sugar-sweetened beverages, Fin24 can reveal.

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