Press Statement: CIVIL SOCIETY PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE, PEOPLE-CENTERED BUDGET 20 February 2018

Press Statement: CIVIL SOCIETY PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE, PEOPLE-CENTERED BUDGET 20 February 2018

Press Statement: CIVIL SOCIETY PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE, PEOPLE-CENTERED BUDGET 20 FEBRUARY 2018 PRESS RELEASE CIVIL SOCIETY PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE, PEOPLE-CENTERED BUDGET Broad collective of socio-economic rights...

Op-Ed: An African identity we all aspire to

By NKATEKO CHAUKE. The introduction of a universal cash transfer, predominantly funded through extractive industries, will be a remarkable stride towards poverty eradication, reduced...

SAFM Workers On Wednesday: National Minimum Wage

South Africa’s extreme poverty and inequality is well-known and documented. A toxic mix of high unemployment and low wages for the majority of workers...

SPII WELCOMES FAZEL RANDERA ONTO ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) – an independent research think tank that focuses on generating new knowledge, information and analysis in the...

National Budget Policy Brief Series Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPII LAUNCHES POLICY BRIEF SERIES CALLED “SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS AND THE NATIONAL BUDGET” Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) is proud...

African Dialogue, 1 Feb FOOD SECURITY

South Africa amongst other SADC countries is forced to import maize as drought and soaring temperature levels have destroyed crops. South Africa will need...

SPII WELCOMES ALAN FINE ONTO ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) – an independent research think tank that focuses on generating new knowledge, information and analysis in the...

SA’s budget still transparent, but devil is in lack of details

BY ALBERT VAN ZYL AND JAY KRUUSE — THE newly released Open Budget index for 2015 is widely seen as the global measure for...

Op-Ed: Hunger in the Land of Enough

By ISOBEL FRYE Despite being a middle-income country, South Africa has a long and shameful history of those in power ignoring the needs and...

Horrific scale of hunger cries out for action

BySASHA STEVENSON, HANNAH DAWSON – Poor nutrition not only costs individuals dearly by stunting their potential, but the country too. More than half of our...