CCR launch of Recovering Democracy in SA, Cape Town14 April 2015

CCRRecovering Democracy in South Africa

Eskom disarray and wider crisis of irregularity: how do we recover the promise of 1994?

Launch: Recovering democracy in SA, in discussion with @becsplanb, Book Lounge 9 April 2015

Launch of Recovering Democracy in SA at Poppy’s Melville

Raymond Suttner: South African parliament now and in the future (Heinrich Boll foundation)

Wits launch Recovering Democracy with Arianna Lissoni, Mcebisi Ndletyana, Keith Breckenridge (Photos Nomboniso Gasa)



Raymond Suttner: Get to root of our problems

Recovering Democracy in SA (Polity interview)

Launch of Recovering Democracy at UCT graduate school of business 9 April

Raymond Suttner: South Africa 20 years on: a state in crisis (The Africa Report)


John GI Clarke’s comment on Recovering Democracy in South Africa

John GI Clarke’s comment on Recovering democracy in South Africa, Continue reading

12 Confirmed launches for Recovering democracy in South Africa

12 confirmed Launches of Recovering Democracy in South Africa (Jacana Media)


1. 18 March Troyeville Hotel. Discussant Antony Altbeker 7 for 7.30 (FULLY BOOKED)

2. 19 March. Wits History Workshop/Wiser at Wiser, 6 pm. Discussants: Dr Arianna Lissoni (History Workshop), Dr Mcebisi Ndletyana (MISTRA)

3. 1 April Poppy’s Melville, 6 pm. Discussant : Chris Vick

4. May. Pretoria University. Department of Political Sciences.
Date to be decided and details of discussants will then be released


1. 26 March 5.30 pm. Rhodes University, Humanities seminar room

2. 23 April Steve Biko Cultural Centre Ginsburg, coordinated by Mwelela Cele, further details to be supplied

3. 24 April Fort Hare University, East London, 13:00. Coordinator Dr Chris Allsobrook, details to be confirmed


1. 9 April 10 am Launch at UCT business school, further details to be supplied

2. 9 April 5.30 for 6 pm launch at Book lounge. Discussant: Rebecca Davis

2. 14 April Centre for Conflict Resolution Dialogue at Centre For the Book, Cape Town. 5.30 pm. Chair: Professor Cherrel Africa. Discussant Professor Suren Pillay


1. 16 APRIL: Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (PACSA) at Protea hotel, 5.30 discussants to be confirmed

2. (provisionally) 22 April, Durban but date and time to be confirmed.

[There are further launches to be confirmed]

Brooks Spector: Review of Raymond Suttner’s recovering democracy in South Africa (Daily Maverick)

Raymond Suttner audio interview with Gareth Cliff 12 March 2015

Raymond Suttner: Chris Hani and the leadership we have lost

Chris Hani and the leadership we have lost

In the 1991 SACP Congress when Chris Hani was elected General Secretary he took a decision that was meant to indicate that his future lay with building the Communist Party Continue reading

The IEC head, Steven Friedman and credible polls

The question of the potential head of the IEC being someone closely associated with the ANC Continue reading

Enuga Reddy: Gandhi and Africans

5-Gandhi and Africans

Launch of Recovering democracy in SA at the Troyeville Hotel

Raymond Suttner: Parliamentary upheavals: heightened political awareness? (Polity video)