This new textbook analysing human and economic development prospects in Africa was published recently by Dr Jakkie Cilliers from the Institute for Security Studies, with HSF support. Based on "Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution" (2020), the new Open Access book is met with great interest - it has already been downloaded more than 45000 times.
It's a great privilege for the Hanns Seidel Foundation to partner with News24 on the establishment of an Africa desk.
The recent seminar on “Crime trends in the time of Covid-19” on the occasion of the new quarterly crime statistics just released shed light on the impact of the pandemic and the lockdown restrictions on the development of crime in South Africa. It was hosted online by the Justice and Violence Prevention Program at the Institute for Security Studies.
As the EU and the US are recalibrating their policies towards Africa, the HSF, the ISS and the CSIS Washington discussed with experts from Africa, the US and the EU if and how a new transatlantic partnership between Europe and the US can also contribute to even stronger relations with Africa.
"Community-based organisations can make a significant long-term contribution to the development of communities and the prevention of violence, while strengthening social cohesion."