The State Security Agency (SSA) was recently tasked with gathering intelligence on those involved in violent protests. Should SSA have a role in addressing violent protests, and if so, what should it be? How should its involvement be regulated and can SSA be held to account by the public on this issue?
Municipal elections in South Africa are just over two weeks away, and levels of violent protest are increasing. This seminar aims to help government, business, the media and civil society leaders understand how they can contribute to stopping violence associated with protest action.
What do rising levels of protest and a depreciating economic and political climate mean for South Africa’s future? Is the Rainbow Nation at a turning point? This seminar presents the ISS’ latest futures analysis on economics, politics and instability in South Africa up to 2024.
Violent protests are making headline news in South Africa. The 40th anniversary of the June 16 Soweto student uprisings is a good time to ask about the factors now driving public violence. Experts on public or collective violence in South Africa will discuss the latest trends at this seminar.
The seminar seeks to give answers on the recent attacks of foreign owned businesses in South African Townships.