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The IRR puts out in the region of 50 media releases annually drawing attention to its major research and policy findings.
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Media Releases

The IRR puts out in the region of 50 media releases annually drawing attention to its major research and policy findings.

In addition you are welcome, as a journalist, to contact an IRR analyst at any time to help you source a piece of information on South Africa. Contact us for more info.

Press Release: Fewer than two children per woman in future - 16th January 2012.

The fertility rate will drop below two births per woman by 2040, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

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Press Release: South Africa on a positive development trajectory shows South African Development Index (SADI) - 7th December 2011.

The South African Development Index (SADI) has recorded its fourth consecutive increase for 2011.

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Press Release: Malema out but youth problem remains - 10th November 2011.

The socio-economic circumstances and inequalities that allowed Mr Julius Malema to become such a force in South African politics were still in evidence.

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Press Release: SA Development Index Records Third Successive Rise - 30th September 2011.

The third quarterly release of the South African Development Index (SADI) for 2011 showed that development trends in the country continued to improve.

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Press Release: Statement by the SAIRR on the South African crime statistics - 8th September 2011.

The South African Institute of Race Relations has said that the overall picture emerging from crime statistics released by the South African Police Service this morning is positive.

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Press Release: Complaint of racism lodged against the national director of public prosecutions - 6th September 2011.

The South African Institute of Race Relations has sent a complaint to the Human Rights Commission about comments made in the Sunday Times by the national director of public prosecutions, Advocate Menzi Simelane.

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Press Release: Police murders: 15 year trend shows significant reduction - 3rd August 2011.

There has been a significant decrease in the number of police officers murdered since 1994.

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Press Release: Many Zimbabwean voters are centenarians and some are in prams - 6th June 2011.

No fair referendum or election can be held in Zimbabwe on the basis of the current voters’ roll, according to a report published by the South African Institute of Race Relations (the Institute).

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Press Release: South African Development Index shows improvement - 2nd June 2011.

The second update of the South African Development Index was released today by the South African Institute of Race Relations and its Unit for Risk Analysis.

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Imperative to root out arms deal corruption - 5 May 2011.pdf

“President Jacob Zuma has a constitutional obligation to take effective action against corruption. This includes the corruption which appears to have accompanied the 1999 arms deal,” says the South African Institute of Race Relations (the Institute), which has been admitted as an amicus curiae (friend of the court) in a case before the Constitutional Court today.

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In addition you are welcome, as a journalist, to contact an IRR analyst at any time to help you source a piece of information on South Africa. Contact us for more info.

Press Release: Fewer than two children per woman in future - 16th January 2012.

The fertility rate will drop below two births per woman by 2040, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

Read More…

Press Release: South Africa on a positive development trajectory shows South African Development Index (SADI) - 7th December 2011.

The South African Development Index (SADI) has recorded its fourth consecutive increase for 2011.

Read More…

Press Release: Malema out but youth problem remains - 10th November 2011.

The socio-economic circumstances and inequalities that allowed Mr Julius Malema to become such a force in South African politics were still in evidence.

Read More…

Press Release: SA Development Index Records Third Successive Rise - 30th September 2011.

The third quarterly release of the South African Development Index (SADI) for 2011 showed that development trends in the country continued to improve.

Read More…

Press Release: Statement by the SAIRR on the South African crime statistics - 8th September 2011.

The South African Institute of Race Relations has said that the overall picture emerging from crime statistics released by the South African Police Service this morning is positive.

Read More…

Press Release: Complaint of racism lodged against the national director of public prosecutions - 6th September 2011.

The South African Institute of Race Relations has sent a complaint to the Human Rights Commission about comments made in the Sunday Times by the national director of public prosecutions, Advocate Menzi Simelane.

Read More…

Press Release: Police murders: 15 year trend shows significant reduction - 3rd August 2011.

There has been a significant decrease in the number of police officers murdered since 1994.

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Press Release: Many Zimbabwean voters are centenarians and some are in prams - 6th June 2011.

No fair referendum or election can be held in Zimbabwe on the basis of the current voters’ roll, according to a report published by the South African Institute of Race Relations (the Institute).

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Press Release: South African Development Index shows improvement - 2nd June 2011.

The second update of the South African Development Index was released today by the South African Institute of Race Relations and its Unit for Risk Analysis.

Read More…

Imperative to root out arms deal corruption - 5 May 2011.pdf

“President Jacob Zuma has a constitutional obligation to take effective action against corruption. This includes the corruption which appears to have accompanied the 1999 arms deal,” says the South African Institute of Race Relations (the Institute), which has been admitted as an amicus curiae (friend of the court) in a case before the Constitutional Court today.

Read More…

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