Media

[Video] The Risk of NHI
CRA
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25 Sep, 2020

The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill will have far-reaching consequences for healthcare funding in South Africa. In this CRA webinar, Mike Settas − Managing Director of Cinagi, a private health insurance provider − discusses the risks associated with the NHI proposal and prospects for its implementation.

[Video] Can the ANC solve its corruption dilemma?
CRA
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18 Sep, 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to tackle corruption in the African National Congress (ANC). But does he have the political will and the strength to do so? The President faces a deep dilemma: he must be seen to act, but attempting to defeat corruption could risk tearing the ANC apart. Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo discuss the ANC's corruption dilemma and various scenarios for the party.

[Opinion] The Invisibles: South Africa’s growing underclass
Bheki Mahlobo and Thuthukani Ndebele
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03 Sep, 2020

Poor people with little education and no work, and who generally live under difficult conditions, find themselves relying on state support, while being unable to occupy centre stage in public discourse. They are the underclass — often neglected and ‘invisible’ — yet increasingly, they are becoming a potential source of unrest.

[Opinion] Save Stats SA
Financial Mail
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07 Aug, 2020

The slow crippling of Stats SA through budget cuts and understaffing constitutes more than a threat to one institution. It stands to pull the rug out from under SA’s ability to formulate effective policy

[Audio] Stats SA weakened and incapacitated due to lack of funding
Karel
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31 Jul, 2020

Gerbrandt Van Heerden, research analyst at the Centre For Risk Analysis (CRA), spoke to Power FM's Thabiso Kotane about how cuts in government funding are threatening Stats SA’s ability to fulfil its core mandate − to produce key statistics that are vital to understanding the nature of South African society.