Media Releases

May 11, 2010
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.

URGENT NOTICE: Professor Jonathan Jansen book launch cancellation

23 February 2016 – It is with the greatest regret that events on the campus of the University of the Free State last night have forced Professor Jonathan Jansen to postpone his book launch this coming Friday evening, 26 February 2016. The Professor needs to devote his full attention to his campus at this time.

Government lags in employment equity – IRR

18 February 2016 – The South Africa Survey 2016, released by the IRR this month, shows that national government departments and parastatals lag far behind provincial and local government in employment equity.

South Africa slips in the 2016 Freedom Index

3 February 2016 – South Africa saw its economic freedom score slip from 62.6 to 61.9 in the latest Index of Economic Freedom report released by the Heritage Foundation in Washington this week.

There's a hole in the job bucket

23 December 2015 – "The report found that young black people bear most of the brunt of unemployment and that only policy reform could break South Africa’s unemployment challenge."

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