Government challenged on cost of defending Covid-19 regulations

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The Department of Justice & Constitutional Development has been presented with a Promotion of Access to Information request by the Freedom Advocacy Network on just

Sugar-coating does not hide truth about GDP – IRR

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has cautioned that, however they are sugar-coated, Stats SA’s latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures bring more bad news

Appoint a non-racialist adviser, Ramaphosa urged

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has been challenged to include an expert capable of analysing the damage BEE is doing to poor South Africans when he appoints

SA electoral system overhaul must be done properly – IRR 

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Overhauling South Africa’s electoral system must be done properly, and every concern must be adequately addressed before a new system is proposed, says the Institute

Without reforms, SA youth is doomed to joblessness – IRR

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Current ANC government policy dooms young people to unemployment, says a new report from the Institute of Race Relations (IRR). The special IRR report on

Blue Bulls Company challenged over classifying players by race

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The Freedom Advocacy Network (FAN) has challenged the Blue Bulls Company to explain how it justifies classifying players by race in selecting team members for

Freedom Day marred by threats to hard-won freedoms – IRR

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The democratic rights gained by all South Africans in 1994 deserve ‘emphatic recognition and celebration’, but Freedom Day in 2022 finds ‘hard-won civil liberties and

Scrap regulations, help people back to work – IRR

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has written to the government to oppose draft regulations under the National Health Act (NHA) that would make some

More than 20 000 sign IRR’s Employment Equity petition

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More than 20 000 South Africans have signed the petition calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to veto the Employment Equity Amendment Bill (EEB), which Institute

Govt must provide evidence that lockdown measures still needed – IRR 

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has written to the government demanding that it provide evidence that lockdown measures such as mask mandates, vaccine passes,