Analysis

Hands off our Grants: the Black Sash’s long battle for justice

A shameful period in South Africa’s recent history

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Analysis | 19 May 2022

Dodgy lotteries: what the SIU can and can’t do

And why it’s important that the NPA joins the fray

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Analysis | 6 April 2022

Has the national government abandoned vaccination?

Vaccine uptake has dropped dramatically and there appears to be no push from the President or the national health department to change this

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Analysis | 16 February 2022

An optimal vaccine strategy for middle-income countries

A mixture of Chinese-manufactured vaccines and mRNA booster may be the way to go

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Analysis | 13 December 2021

Vaccine rollout: the government has made three mistakes

As a result, we have at least 13 million unused vaccines

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Analysis | 6 December 2021

Law and power: the long road to equality for gay men

The 1998 “Sodomy Case” confirmed LGBTIQ rights at last

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Analysis | 29 November 2021

PRASA CEO Zolani - aka Kgosie - Matthews: an embarrassing appointment

He has been suspended because of information that should have been known to the board before he was appointed

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Analysis | 23 November 2021

Social grants: the research behind the controversy

We look at how different grants were evaluated in the recent SALDRU study

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Analysis | 11 November 2021

Law and power: How a prisoner’s journey saved the lives of thousands

A look back at the battle for the rights of HIV-positive prisoners

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Analysis | 11 November 2021

National pension reform: could it be done?

The Department of Social Development’s proposals have been described as ludicrous, but are they really?

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Analysis | 14 October 2021

National pension reform: Protecting the funds from state capture

There are novel checks and balances

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Analysis | 11 October 2021

National pension reform: Why we must do it

Our pensions and social protection system is broken and unfair

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Analysis | 7 October 2021

National pension reform: This is about everyone’s future

Unpacking the Green Paper on social security reform

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Analysis | 6 October 2021

Police use of deadly force must be curbed, says new expert report

Report says ratio of civilians killed by police to police killed on duty in South Africa, about 13 to one, is a cause for concern

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Analysis | 26 August 2021

How hesitant are South Africans about getting vaccinated?

Large surveys offer different views on vaccine acceptance

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Analysis | 20 August 2021

Cops who rape are rarely disciplined, data reveals

Many stay on the job

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Analysis | 4 August 2021