2022 Macro-Social Report (MSR)
This 2022 Macro-Social Report (MSR) aims to update and build on the MSR published by the Presidency of South Africa in 2006. That document discussed major macro-social trends in the country, with a specific focus on core nation-building pillars such as social identity, social cohesion and socio-economic transformation.
Reflections on Africa’s Place in the World
Reflections on Africa’s Place in the World brings together a collection of essays on international relations and Africa that have been published by the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) during its first decade.
When Wedding Bells Ring: Coalitions With(out) Concord
MISTRA’s report on the local government elections of 2021 goes beyond the historic event of 1 November 2021, and explores the conversion of the electoral mandates into local government. It comes at a time of political turmoil, when party dominance is fading.