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Betrayal of the promise: How South Africa is being stolen

- Wits Communications

Wits researchers co-authored a state capture report produced by the State Capacity Research Project, an interdisciplinary, interuniversity research partnership.

The Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI), associated with Wits University, is among these partners.

Wits alumnus, Professor Ivor Chipkin is Executive Director of PARI, which he founded in 2010. Chipkin is a Visiting Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Wits and a former researcher at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER).

Dr Mbongiseni Buthelezi is Research Manager at PARI and a Research Associate in the School of Social Sciences at Wits.

Chipkin and Buthelezi were two of the authors of the report entitled, "Betrayal of the promise: How South Africa is being stolen", launched at the School of Governance at Wits Business School on 25 May 2017.

Professor Adam Habib, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Wits, who attended the launch said the report is "a must-read for all interested in the future of SA".