Videos

La punition des personnes vivant dans la pauvreté
Author: Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative
Published: Aug 12, 2016

Chaque année, des milliers de personnes en Afrique sont arrêtées et détenues en Afrique pour des infractions mineures, dont beaucoup remontent à l'époque coloniale, y compris le fait d'être « un voyou et vagabond ».

Jaap de Visser provides commentary on local elections and coalitions
Author: The Dullah Omar Institute
Published: Aug 12, 2016

Prof De Visser, Director of the Dullah Omar Institute and local government expert has been providing expert analysis in various media on the 2016 elections and on coalitions. He explained the rules governing elections and particularly the rules impacting on the efforts to build coalitions in so called 'hung councils'.

Make your Mark: do you know what you are voting for?
Author: The Dullah Omar Institute
Published: Jun 29, 2016

On 3 August, millions of voters will exercise their right to vote and decide who controls South Africa’s 257 municipalities. The stakes are high because municipalities deal with basic services and parties are competing for control of powerful cities, such as Johannesburg, Cape Town and eThekwini.

Jaap de Visser in documentary on decentralisation in South Africa
Author: The Forum of Federations
Published: Jun 14, 2016

The Forum of Federations, a global network on federalism and devolved governance, has produced an educational video series on decentralisation. It includes a documentary on South Africa in which Jaap de Visser analyses the history and practice of provinces and municipalities in South Africa.

Punished for being poor in Africa
Author: Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative
Published: Apr 13, 2016

Every year thousands of people in Africa are arrested and detained in Africa for pettyoffences, many dating back to colonial times such as being ‘a rogue and vagabond’.

UWC Community Law Centre's 9th Dullah Omar Memorial Lecture
Author: The Dullah Omar Institute
Published: Apr 23, 2014

These are the highlights from the 9th Dullah Omar Memorial Lecture which took place on 25 March 2014 at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town. The guest speaker at this lecture was former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs.

Constitution-Building in Africa 2013 Conference
Author: The Dullah Omar Institute
Published: Jan 09, 2014

These are the highlights of the Constitution-Building in Africa Conference, which took place on 6 September 2013, This was aimed at providing a platform for the critical engagement with current and past constitution-making processes on the continent, drawing on the comparative experience of academics and practitioners.

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