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The need for memorialisation in South Africa

Around South Africa there are many statues of struggle heroes and museums that contribute to commemorating a part of our divided history. Some would say that we do not need such depictions of our past, others say it is part of remembrance and collective memory is important to truth and justice. Memorialisation, put another way, is a means to [...]

December 10th, 2018|

Violent tactics undermine public trust in police

The National Planning Commission (NPC) noted this particular issue with regards to policing in South Africa in their 2011 report: "The decision to demilitarize the police force, moving away from its history of brutality, was a goal of transformation after 1994. The remilitarization of the police in recent years has not garnered greater community respect for police officers, nor has it [...]

December 10th, 2018|

Request for Bids for an Afrobarometer National Partner in eSwatini to Conduct an Afrobarometer Round 8 Survey

Afrobarometer is inviting bids from organizations interested in serving as the National Partner (NP)for eSwatini. Under Afrobarometer’s direction, the selected NP will conduct a nationally representative sample survey of the adult population of eSwatini

December 4th, 2018|

Request for Bids for an Afrobarometer National Partner in Namibia to Conduct an Afrobarometer Round 8 Survey

Afrobarometer is inviting bids from organizations interested in serving as the National Partner (NP) for Namibia. Under Afrobarometer’s direction, the selected NP will conduct a nationally representative sample survey of the adult population of Namibia

December 4th, 2018|

Request for Bids for an Afrobarometer National Partner in Angola to Conduct an Afrobarometer Round 8 Survey

Afrobarometer is inviting bids from organizations interested in serving as the National Partner (NP)for Angola. Under Afrobarometer’s direction, the selected NP will conduct a nationally representative sample survey of the adult population of Angola

December 4th, 2018|

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South African Reconciliation Barometer Survey: 2017 Report

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