Corruption prosecutions ‘just painkillers where surgery is needed’, says IRR

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Prosecuting the corrupt is vital, but will not be enough to end corruption in South Africa, warns the Institute of Race Relations (IRR). Says Hermann

SA’s ties with ‘authoritarian regimes and terrorist organisations’ causing unease in US, IRR warns

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The ANC government ‘is unnecessarily imperilling South Africa’s good relationship with the United States by choosing to side with autocratic governments that abuse human rights,

Cut VAT, fuel levy and end preferential procurement, IRR urges Godongwana

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Cutting VAT from 15% to 11.5%, reducing the fuel levy, and ending preferential procurement are among measures the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) will be

JSC members’ flawed reasoning and phoney criteria a threat to the rule of law – IRR

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The flawed reasoning and phoney criteria on the part of some members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) in their deliberations on the suitability of

IRR highlights risks of demonising farmers through sloppy reporting

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Media misrepresentation of the accused in a recent alleged assault case as ‘farmers’ ‘perpetuates a dangerously negative stereotype and could contribute to further divisions and

ANC’s election strategy ‘regime-change’ claims call for vigilance – FSU SA 

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The Free Speech Union of SA (FSU SA) has urged South Africans to be vigilant in monitoring ANC claims about a ‘fightback’ or ‘regime change

New education Bill risks deepening SA’s schooling crisis, IRR warns 

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Far from fixing South Africa’s schooling crisis, the Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill, now before the National Council of Provinces, will likely make it

IRR welcomes MPC’s focus on economic growth

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has welcomed the emphasis on economic growth in the policy proposals put forward this week by the Multi-Party Charter

New legislation ‘will not avert water-shedding’ – IRR

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Proposed amendments in the Water Services Amendment Bill ‘will make existing problems considerably worse by wasting scarce revenue on more cadres, while further entrenching incompetence,

IRR urges Ramaphosa to send NHI Bill back for rethink

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Send the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill back to the National Assembly ‘so that its defects can be cured’. So says the Institute of Race