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

What is the future of the ANC?

18 July 2017 – Which direction could the ANC take? IRR COO Gwen Ngwenya tells it as it is in four possible scenarios.

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Bell Pottinger guilty, but what about us?

13 July 2017 – After British PR firm Bell Pottinger conceded this past week that they acted unethically in adding fuel to an already volatile society when they fabricated rumours about white monopoly capital, Gwen Ngwenya, IRR COO, asks why we don't hold our politicians to the same level of scrutiny.

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What will South Africa's future look like?

10 July 2017 – IRR CEO Frans Cronje on his scenario trilogy.

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Why is South Africa in recession?

6 July 2017 – IRR CEO Frans Cronje on why South Africa is in recession.

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ANC lacks clear policy leadership

3 July 2017 – IRR CEO on the ANC's National Policy Conference.

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A Time Traveler's guide to SA in 2030

30 June 2017 – A Time Traveller's Guide to South Africa in 2030 introduces a brand new set of scenarios that explains what is happening in the country, why it is happening, and what is going to happen next.

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Flemming Rose: Importance of Freedom of Expression

The South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) invited Danish journalist Flemming Rose to deliver our Hoernlé lecture in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This video is a recording of his lecture on Wednesday the 10th of May at the Johannesburg Country Club.

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EED is for real empowerment, whereas BEE has failed

4 April 2017 – Whether President Jacob Zuma stays or goes in response to the public outcry over his firing of finance minister Pravin Gordhan is important for many issues, including the terms of any nuclear deal with Russia. However, it will have no impact on South Africa’s most pressing policy challenge of all – how to empower the disadvantaged, says the IRR in a new report published today.

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South Africa's Immigrants – Building a New Economy

13 March 2017 – Most refugees and immigrants who come to South Africa seeking a better life, manage to do so. This report investigates how they achieve the seemingly impossible and what South Africans can learn from this.

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South Africa's mining industry must start blowing its own trumpet

27 February 2017 – The mining sector does not get the credit it deserves for its contribution to the South African economy, says the Institute of Race Relations (IRR).

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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.

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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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What is the future of the ANC?

18 July 2017 – Which direction could the ANC take? IRR COO Gwen Ngwenya tells it as it is in four possible scenarios.

Read More…

Bell Pottinger guilty, but what about us?

13 July 2017 – After British PR firm Bell Pottinger conceded this past week that they acted unethically in adding fuel to an already volatile society when they fabricated rumours about white monopoly capital, Gwen Ngwenya, IRR COO, asks why we don't hold our politicians to the same level of scrutiny.

Read More…

What will South Africa's future look like?

10 July 2017 – IRR CEO Frans Cronje on his scenario trilogy.

Read More…

Why is South Africa in recession?

6 July 2017 – IRR CEO Frans Cronje on why South Africa is in recession.

Read More…

ANC lacks clear policy leadership

3 July 2017 – IRR CEO on the ANC's National Policy Conference.

Read More…

A Time Traveler's guide to SA in 2030

30 June 2017 – A Time Traveller's Guide to South Africa in 2030 introduces a brand new set of scenarios that explains what is happening in the country, why it is happening, and what is going to happen next.

Read More…

Flemming Rose: Importance of Freedom of Expression

The South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) invited Danish journalist Flemming Rose to deliver our Hoernlé lecture in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This video is a recording of his lecture on Wednesday the 10th of May at the Johannesburg Country Club.

Read More…

EED is for real empowerment, whereas BEE has failed

4 April 2017 – Whether President Jacob Zuma stays or goes in response to the public outcry over his firing of finance minister Pravin Gordhan is important for many issues, including the terms of any nuclear deal with Russia. However, it will have no impact on South Africa’s most pressing policy challenge of all – how to empower the disadvantaged, says the IRR in a new report published today.

Read More…

South Africa's Immigrants – Building a New Economy

13 March 2017 – Most refugees and immigrants who come to South Africa seeking a better life, manage to do so. This report investigates how they achieve the seemingly impossible and what South Africans can learn from this.

Read More…

South Africa's mining industry must start blowing its own trumpet

27 February 2017 – The mining sector does not get the credit it deserves for its contribution to the South African economy, says the Institute of Race Relations (IRR).

Read More…

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…

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