The Brenthurst Foundation
Strengthening Africa's
economic performance


How to Topple Authoritarians – and Avoid Being a Battered Spouse

The leaders of opposition parties and civil society movements must develop a 'democracy playbook' for elections that goes beyond simply running against the government. They need a vision that both differentiates them and provides citizens with a good reason to vote for them.

20 May 2022

Books & Publications

No One Is Safe Until Everyone Is Safe: A Study of Migrant Experiences With COVID-19 in South Africa

The impact of COVID-19 in South Africa, by existing data, has been the most severe on the African continent. South Africa, which accounted for 38.1% of total COVID-19 infections in Africa as of March 2022, is home to approximately 2.9 to 4.2 million migrants, the highest in intra-Africa migration. However, most of the interventions instituted by government to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic excluded or were not accessible to non-nationals.

18 May 2022


Upcoming Events...

We are proud to announce the launch of our new book ‘Better Choices: Ensuring South Africa’s Future’. Edited by Dr Greg Mills, Mcebisi Jonas, Prof Haroon Bhorat and Ray Hartley, the book is comprised of essays by leading thinkers on the political economy.

11 May 2022

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Watch: Putin's Ukraine Gamble


Four Scenarios for Ukraine’s Immediate Future Stand Out

Greg Mills

9 May 2022