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IRR TV, the IRR's exclusive television channel is jam-packed with interviews, reports, research, and policy solutions

Budget 2017: Has government squeezed avenues of revenue too far?

22 February 2017 – The IRR's chief operating officer Gwen Ngwenya on how the Treasury is planning an exercise in extracting blood from a stone by squeezing an already over bled tax base.

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SA mining regulations need urgent reform

The mining sector in South Africa is in trouble, but not all hope is lost. Dr Frans Cronje, CEO of the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) in South Africa explains why it is necessary for mining in South Africa to learn from it's neighbours.

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Reasons for hope

Service delivery over the past twenty years has not delivered according to the dire needs of South Africans, but there is hope explains dr. Frans Cronje of the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa.

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Fees can fall, but first by Sara Gon

Sara Gon, policy fellow of the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa says fees can fall, but first, this following has to happen.

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Risk Report

Dr Frans Cronje, CEO of the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) in South Africa explains what the risk report is and where to obtain it.

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Many more protests in SA

Kerwin Lebone, head of Centre for Risk Analysis at the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa explains how protests have increased over the past years. SHOW MORE

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A power keg in our midst

27 September 2016 - The NEET figures are most critical. They reveal the proportion of young people not in employment, education or training. People aged 23 have a NEET rate of 55.4% and for 28 year-olds, it is 48%. For those who are 18 years old, it is 15.9% (because many in that age group are still in school). All in all a waste of talent and economic potential.

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Sugar tax does not work

15 September 2016 - “The ‘mathematical model’ the Treasury cites as evidence that a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) will reduce obesity by 3.8% among men and 2.4% among women has no hard data to support it. Instead, it rests on nothing but five assumptions, none of which is likely to hold true in the real world.

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African Programs at Students for Liberty

Olumayowa Okediran, Director of African Programs at Students for Liberty spoke about the difference between South Africa and Nigeria.

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Fenced-in farmers will battle to subsist

10 August 2016 - Farming in South Africa is a diffi cult business and it is not made any easier by a government whose policies, dated ideology, and hostility threaten the basis of commercial food production in South Africa.

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Public health sector in need of an antidote

O5 July 2016 - Since 1994, public spending on health as a share of South Africa’s total health costs has increased but private expenditure has fallen.

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All politics is local – from Cape to Capricorn

7 June 2016 – With the local government elections due in August 2016, this Fast Facts takes a closer look at South Africa’s 44 district and 8 metropolitan municipalities.

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How to turn South Africa's economy around – the National Growth Strategy

23 May 2016 – The IRR's plan to secure an economic turnaround over the years 2016 - 2018.

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A tale of two provinces (and seven others) – April 2016

16 April 2016 – The IRR has released a comparative social and economic report of South Africa’s nine provinces.

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Race relations in South Africa – there is reason to hope

30 March 2016 – The Race Relations in South Africa – Reasons for Hope report has found that race relations in South Africa are in a good state.

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The IRR's unique Risk Report and why you need to read it

14 March 2016 – The Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) at the IRR has introduced an exciting publication, the RiskREPORT, which will be made available exclusively to premium subscribers of the CRA.

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The puzzle of South Africa's people – January 2016

1 February 2016 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé on the IRR's first Fast Facts report of the year – a stock take of South Africa's population and its major traits.

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IRR warns on growth, incomes, and disposable income

2 November 2015 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé talks on the IRR's latest report regarding South Africa's economy and warns on GDP growth, inflation, interest rates and disposable income.

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What are foreign perceptions of South Africa?

10 September 2015 – Perceptions of South Africa appear to be shifting globally. IRR CEO Frans Cronjé tells IRR TV of his first-hand experience of the changes after recent trips to Brussels and Washington D.C.

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Pressure on consumers may drive SA into recession

8 September 2015 – The IRR's report on consumers highlights consumer behaviour and spending power, and how much the South African economy depends on consumption expenditure. If consumer confidence continues to dwindle, the economy will grind to a halt.

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Budget 2017: Has government squeezed avenues of revenue too far?

22 February 2017 – The IRR's chief operating officer Gwen Ngwenya on how the Treasury is planning an exercise in extracting blood from a stone by squeezing an already over bled tax base.

Read More…

SA mining regulations need urgent reform

The mining sector in South Africa is in trouble, but not all hope is lost. Dr Frans Cronje, CEO of the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) in South Africa explains why it is necessary for mining in South Africa to learn from it's neighbours.

Read More…

Reasons for hope

Service delivery over the past twenty years has not delivered according to the dire needs of South Africans, but there is hope explains dr. Frans Cronje of the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa.

Read More…

Fees can fall, but first by Sara Gon

Sara Gon, policy fellow of the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa says fees can fall, but first, this following has to happen.

Read More…

Risk Report

Dr Frans Cronje, CEO of the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) in South Africa explains what the risk report is and where to obtain it.

Read More…

Many more protests in SA

Kerwin Lebone, head of Centre for Risk Analysis at the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa explains how protests have increased over the past years. SHOW MORE

Read More…

A power keg in our midst

27 September 2016 - The NEET figures are most critical. They reveal the proportion of young people not in employment, education or training. People aged 23 have a NEET rate of 55.4% and for 28 year-olds, it is 48%. For those who are 18 years old, it is 15.9% (because many in that age group are still in school). All in all a waste of talent and economic potential.

Read More…

Sugar tax does not work

15 September 2016 - “The ‘mathematical model’ the Treasury cites as evidence that a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) will reduce obesity by 3.8% among men and 2.4% among women has no hard data to support it. Instead, it rests on nothing but five assumptions, none of which is likely to hold true in the real world.

Read More…

African Programs at Students for Liberty

Olumayowa Okediran, Director of African Programs at Students for Liberty spoke about the difference between South Africa and Nigeria.

Read More…

Fenced-in farmers will battle to subsist

10 August 2016 - Farming in South Africa is a diffi cult business and it is not made any easier by a government whose policies, dated ideology, and hostility threaten the basis of commercial food production in South Africa.

Read More…

Public health sector in need of an antidote

O5 July 2016 - Since 1994, public spending on health as a share of South Africa’s total health costs has increased but private expenditure has fallen.

Read More…

All politics is local – from Cape to Capricorn

7 June 2016 – With the local government elections due in August 2016, this Fast Facts takes a closer look at South Africa’s 44 district and 8 metropolitan municipalities.

Read More…

How to turn South Africa's economy around – the National Growth Strategy

23 May 2016 – The IRR's plan to secure an economic turnaround over the years 2016 - 2018.

Read More…

A tale of two provinces (and seven others) – April 2016

16 April 2016 – The IRR has released a comparative social and economic report of South Africa’s nine provinces.

Read More…

Race relations in South Africa – there is reason to hope

30 March 2016 – The Race Relations in South Africa – Reasons for Hope report has found that race relations in South Africa are in a good state.

Read More…

The IRR's unique Risk Report and why you need to read it

14 March 2016 – The Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) at the IRR has introduced an exciting publication, the RiskREPORT, which will be made available exclusively to premium subscribers of the CRA.

Read More…

The puzzle of South Africa's people – January 2016

1 February 2016 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé on the IRR's first Fast Facts report of the year – a stock take of South Africa's population and its major traits.

Read More…

IRR warns on growth, incomes, and disposable income

2 November 2015 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé talks on the IRR's latest report regarding South Africa's economy and warns on GDP growth, inflation, interest rates and disposable income.

Read More…

What are foreign perceptions of South Africa?

10 September 2015 – Perceptions of South Africa appear to be shifting globally. IRR CEO Frans Cronjé tells IRR TV of his first-hand experience of the changes after recent trips to Brussels and Washington D.C.

Read More…

Pressure on consumers may drive SA into recession

8 September 2015 – The IRR's report on consumers highlights consumer behaviour and spending power, and how much the South African economy depends on consumption expenditure. If consumer confidence continues to dwindle, the economy will grind to a halt.

Read More…

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