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Political commentary: FW de Klerk on Africa’s perspective on Europe

SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT FW DE KLERK  AT THE 12TH EUROPE LECTURE  THE HAGUE 25 OCTOBER 2013 EUROPE IN THE WORLD – A PERSPECTIVE FROM AFRICA AND SOUTH AFRICA I wish to speak to you tonight about Africa’s perception of Europe. I … Continue reading

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Political comment: Property rights

The following is a summary of some of the points made by Dave Steward, Executive Director of the FW de Klerk Foundation, in a speech to the Conference on Land Ownership in South Africa on 31 May 2013 Perhaps one of the … Continue reading

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Political commentary: Higher education and training

HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING LAWS AMENDMENT ACT FAILING THE TEST Adv Johan Kruger, Director: Centre for Constitutional Rights In a recent lecture at the University of Johannesburg, Jeremy Gauntlett argued that certain provisions of the Higher Education and Training Laws Amendment Act 23 … Continue reading

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Water: scarce and precious resource!

MANAGING SOUTH AFRICA’S WATER EFFECTIVELY: A CONSTITUTIONAL IMPERATIVE Adv Jacques du Preez, FW de Klerk Foundation As we observe World Water Day on Friday, 22 March 2013, it might be prudent to consider the immense value of this clear, life-sustaining … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES – CONSIDERING THE ODDS  Adv Jacques du Preez, FW de Klerk Foundation Monday, 3 December 2012, is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The day is set aside to commemorate the achievements of people … Continue reading

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CRITERIA FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES

Read here a commentary on the recent happenings in the Cape judiciary, which is another serious warning of negative developments in South African politics.   CRITERIA FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES  By Dave Steward, Executive Director of the FW de Klerk Foundation … Continue reading

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WHOSE WAY – WHOSE LAWS – WHOSE IDENTITY?

WHOSE WAY – WHOSE LAWS – WHOSE IDENTITY? By Dave Steward, Executive Director of the FW de Klerk Foundation President Zuma’s recent comments in the House of Traditional Leaders on the need “to solve African problems in the African way” … Continue reading

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THE TRIAD OF SOCIETY, THE OFFENDER AND THE CRIME

This is a posting from the FW de Klerk Foundation and demonstrates serious issues in our society, judiciary and politics. Read more about it here THE TRIAD OF SOCIETY, THE OFFENDER AND THE CRIME: A RECENT HIGH COURT JUDGMENT Adv … Continue reading

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