September 2022 Newsletter
South Africa’s Heritage Month is traditionally a time to reflect on social cohesion, shared national identity and nation building. It is difficult to focus on a social compact, however, while we continue to live in a country that is suffering the effects of State Capture and corruption.
Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, chair of the State Capture Commission of Inquiry, recently asserted that a reboot of State Capture is not unthinkable, and one of the ways to guard against it is to rethink our majority party system of governance.
Electoral reform is a key goal of the recently established Defend our Democracy campaign, a broad coalition of business, organised labour, civil society groups, faith-based and community organisations, academia and the media.