HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
Mar 31, 2015

This brief reviews the Minister of Health's comments on the Medical Malpractice Issues in the Health Sector and responses to such comments

The Speaker’s Role in the South African Parliament
Mar 26, 2015
Anele Mtwesi

This brief seeks to shed light on the role the Speaker ought to play in the South African Parliament. It should not be read as an attempt to discuss the performance of any particular Speaker.

Informal Trading in Johannesburg
Mar 17, 2015
Amy Meyer

Informal Trading has always been a part of South Africa's economy, 30% of which occurs in Gauteng. With an unemployment rate of 25.2%, Informal Trade is, for many South Africans, the "alternative to unemployment", and should be viewed as a way to "address unemployment" and "reduce vulnerability"

Mar 17, 2015
Arvitha Doodnath

Discussing the issues of bribery and corruption in the police. As well as one's right when being pulled over by the police.

The Sidelined State Attorney
Mar 12, 2015
Chris Pieters

In recent legal interventions involving the unlawful suspension of the National Head of the Hawks, the Helen Suzman Foundation became aware that the Minister of Police had, at the expense of taxpayers, sought the help of a large private firm. The State Attorney is the Office charged with the functions of dealing with State litigation. This revelation leaves one wondering what the State Attorney is doing.