HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
Amending Section 25 of the Constitution to include expropriation without compensation - the latest developments, and reflections of a more general nature on the implementation of Government policies
Jun 09, 2021
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Anton van Dalsen

This brief looks at the latest developments in the process to amend Section 25 of the Constitution, specifically regarding expropriation without compensation. Against the background of land reform requirements, it then goes on to reflect on the implications of insufficient institutional capacity within Government to implement large complex projects.

COVID-19 Vaccines - South African Developments And Issues
May 14, 2021
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Sophie Smit

This is the second of two briefs about COVID-19 vaccines. This brief sets out vaccine developments in South Africa as well as the various issues that are being faced by the government, the health sector and the people in accessing the vaccine.

Vaccine Nationalism And Global Equity
May 14, 2021
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Sophie Smit

This is the first of two briefs discussing issues relating to COVID-19 vaccines. This brief argues that, in order to combat COVID-19, global equity to vaccine access is necessary. However, in order to achieve this equitable distribution, vaccine nationalism as well as poor government policy and governance surrounding vaccine access will have to be overcome.

Impeachment of the Public Protector
May 13, 2021
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Mihloti Basil Sherinda

This brief explores the implications of the Independent Panel report and concludes that careful consideration of its findings about the Public Protector is necessary to protect our constitutional democracy.

What Can We Expect From The Economy In 2021?
May 11, 2021
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Charles Simkins

This brief explores what economic drivers lie behind the economic growth projections from various international organisations, South African official sources and South African commercial banks.