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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.

Media Release: URA cautions South Africa’s Government on Lonmin rights snatch - 06 August 2010

This morning the Institute’s Unit for Risk Analysis warned the Government that it was undermining investor sentiment on South Africa

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Media Release: Statement by the South African Institute of Race Relations on the arrest of Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika- 5th August 2010

This morning the South African Institute of Race Relations released a statement on the arrest of Mzilikazi wa Afrika.

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Press Statement: Threats of xenophobic violence - 13th July 2010

The Unit for Risk Analysis at the South African Institute of Race Relations has urged senior leaders in Government to make a series of concerted public statements condemning threats of xenophobic violence.

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Press Statement: Unit for Risk Analysis report on healthcare services in South Africa - 28th June 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations has warned that any proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) system would threaten the excellence of South Africa’s private healthcare sector.

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Press Statement: Unit for Risk Analysis warns on land reform proposal - 15th March 2010

The Unit for Risk Analysis at the South African Institute of Race Relations has described the proposed nationalisation of agricultural land in South Africa as a potentially cataclysmic event for South Africa’s economy.

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Press Statement: Mpshe must stay off the Bench - 11th February 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations calls upon the General Council of the Bar, which has already objected in strong terms to the appointment of state official Mokotedi Mpshe as an acting judge, to bring an urgent action to have this appointment set aside.

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Press Statement: New local government report reveals challenges - 8th February 2010

One of the largest and most comprehensive statistical breakdowns of local government performance to date was released by the South African Institute of Race Relations this week.

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Press Statement: Terror threat to the soccer World Cup? - 14th January 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations has warned in an article on its website that there may indeed be terror threats to the soccer World Cup.

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Press Statement: 2009 Matric Results - 7th January 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations anticipates that an assessment of the 2009 matric results will reveal the following problems.

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Press Statement: Race Relations Institute backs AfriForum on racism charge - 11th December 2009

The South African Institute of Race Relations has noted with concern the attack by the chairman of the South African Communist Party (SACP), Mr Gwede Mantashe, on the civil rights organisation AfriForum. Speaking at an SACP congress this week Mr Mantashe described AfriForum as a group that fights for a ‘racist cause’.

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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.

Media Release: URA cautions South Africa’s Government on Lonmin rights snatch - 06 August 2010

This morning the Institute’s Unit for Risk Analysis warned the Government that it was undermining investor sentiment on South Africa

Read More…

Media Release: Statement by the South African Institute of Race Relations on the arrest of Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika- 5th August 2010

This morning the South African Institute of Race Relations released a statement on the arrest of Mzilikazi wa Afrika.

Read More…

Press Statement: Threats of xenophobic violence - 13th July 2010

The Unit for Risk Analysis at the South African Institute of Race Relations has urged senior leaders in Government to make a series of concerted public statements condemning threats of xenophobic violence.

Read More…

Press Statement: Unit for Risk Analysis report on healthcare services in South Africa - 28th June 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations has warned that any proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) system would threaten the excellence of South Africa’s private healthcare sector.

Read More…

Press Statement: Unit for Risk Analysis warns on land reform proposal - 15th March 2010

The Unit for Risk Analysis at the South African Institute of Race Relations has described the proposed nationalisation of agricultural land in South Africa as a potentially cataclysmic event for South Africa’s economy.

Read More…

Press Statement: Mpshe must stay off the Bench - 11th February 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations calls upon the General Council of the Bar, which has already objected in strong terms to the appointment of state official Mokotedi Mpshe as an acting judge, to bring an urgent action to have this appointment set aside.

Read More…

Press Statement: New local government report reveals challenges - 8th February 2010

One of the largest and most comprehensive statistical breakdowns of local government performance to date was released by the South African Institute of Race Relations this week.

Read More…

Press Statement: Terror threat to the soccer World Cup? - 14th January 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations has warned in an article on its website that there may indeed be terror threats to the soccer World Cup.

Read More…

Press Statement: 2009 Matric Results - 7th January 2010

The South African Institute of Race Relations anticipates that an assessment of the 2009 matric results will reveal the following problems.

Read More…

Press Statement: Race Relations Institute backs AfriForum on racism charge - 11th December 2009

The South African Institute of Race Relations has noted with concern the attack by the chairman of the South African Communist Party (SACP), Mr Gwede Mantashe, on the civil rights organisation AfriForum. Speaking at an SACP congress this week Mr Mantashe described AfriForum as a group that fights for a ‘racist cause’.

Read More…

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