SOUTH AFRICA BEYOND 2024: COALITION POLITICAL AND DEMOCRATIC STABILITY AMIDST POLITICAL FRAGMENTATION
Ralph Mathekga, author, political commentator
Saturday 20 January 10.00 am–12.00 pm COURSE FEES R22O; Staff and students R110
This double lecture focuses on South Africa’s democratic consolidation beyond the 2024 elections, as the country enters the era of coalition governments at national sphere of government. Focusing on prospects for successful coalitions and what form such would take, the lecture also assesses the role of the Constitutional Court in the process of democratic consolidation and how the judiciary has played a pivotal role in driving the necessary reforms that can improve the quality of democracy in South Africa.