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CAR learning visits to SA inform country’s peace process

The Central African Republic (CAR) has been plagued by a political and insecurity crisis for years, which has weakened state institutions, undermined basic social and economic structures, and created tension between the country’s social and religious communities. Having been plagued by a long history of political coups, the regime change of March of 2013, has […]

Waterberg Leadership Collaboration Training Programme Graduation Day: Participants celebrate achievements and impact of training programme

To showcase and discuss some of the work and achievements that participants accomplished during the Waterberg Leadership Collaboration Training Programme from August to September this year, the In Transformation Initiative (ITI) in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) hosted a graduation day on 17 November 2021. The fitting setting for this ceremony was the […]

Clanwilliam Development Partnership brings community closer

“If people take hands, they cannot point a finger.” These were some of the words by Jan Oosthuizen, Convenor of the Clanwilliam Development Partnership, in an interview with ITI about the recent activities undertaken by the partnership. The Clanwilliam Development Partnership is a non-partisan cross-sectoral platform, created to mobilise joint action around development projects in […]

Module 2 Leadership Collaboration Training Programme for the Waterberg District Community

During the presentation of this training programme’s second module, communication was key. Khosi Jiyane, of The Human Edge Training and Consulting, presented the second module of this programme and it was centred around Crucial Conversations. Jiyane is a registered Clinical Phycologist and expert in facilitating and coaching transformative learning interventions that are focused on negotiation, […]

Short-term gains for the economy only a temporary reprieve

Feature image: Mary-Anne Gontsana/GroundUp South Africa’s current economic figures are better than expected. Despite the devastation of Covid-19 and the July riots in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, growth rates are up, tax revenues are higher than expected and exports are booming. This is largely due to the fact that the middle class, ironically, now has greater […]

ITI in Discussion: Making sense of the July riots in South Africa | Judith February

The violence and looting that took place in South Africa in July 2021 sent shockwaves throughout the country. Liesl Louw-Vaudran spoke to Judith February (pictured above), a well-known South African commentator, and a board member of In Transformation Initiative, about these events. Firstly, were you surprised by the events in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Gauteng that […]

Waterberg Collaboration Programme kicks off

The In Transformation Initiative, in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, facilitated the first two training days of a newly developed Leadership Collaboration Programme for the Waterberg District community. The programme aims to strengthen leadership capacities as well as better collaboration between leaders from municipalities, business formations, members of civil society and traditional leaders in […]

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