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Jakkie Cilliers

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer of 2021 as the founder and former director of the Institute for Security Studies, a non-profit organisation with offices in South Africa, Senegal, Ethiopia and Kenya.

All articles of Jakkie Cilliers


Revisiting South Africa’s segregationist past

Apartheid was a racist system designed to keep people of different skin colour “apart” in South Africa.

Rainbow nation

Changing the conversation

Racial tensions haunt South Africa, impeding the country’s progress

Population growth

Putting Africa first

A ‘demographic dividend’ is a first step towards eradicating poverty in Africa

Wind and solar

The right approach to catching up

Africa is exposed to serious climate risks, but the continent contributes very little to global carbon emissions

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