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Radio France International, 15 August 2016

Senior Researcher Nick Branson was interviewed by RFI on the fourth anniversary of the death of 34 striking miners at Markinana.

Foreign Policy, 1 August 2016

Our Senior Researcher Nick Branson 's Briefing Note "South Africa’s watershed elections: Awry, the Beloved Country?" was featured in the Foreign Policy's Democracy Lab Weekly Brief.

The Washington Post, 1 August 2016

Data from ARI Briefing Note “South Africa’s watershed elections: Awry, the Beloved Country?” were referenced in the Washington Post.

The Times (South Africa), 29 July 2016

Senior Researcher, Nick Branson, was quoted on the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act, which has been overturned by South Africa's constitutional court.

South Africa’s watershed elections: Awry, the Beloved Country? by Nick Branson

This Briefing Note examines the backdrop to the municipal elections that are likely to be a watershed in South Africa’s democratic development.

African Nationalists, Democrats and Fighters: finding room for compromise in SA’s metros By Nick Branson

South Africa's municipal elections will be the most competitive to date. The African National Congress (ANC) faces a challenge in four of the country’s eight metropolitan municipalities.

Daily Maverick, 28 June 2016

Senior researcher, Nick Branson, had an op-ed in the Daily Maverick on the subject of the Expropriation Bill in South Africa.
10 things to watch in Africa in 2016 by Africa Research Institute

10 things to watch in Africa in 2016

Rising debt, the ever-growing prominence of social media and a battle for the soul of the ANC are just some of the things Jamie Hitchen and Nick Branson are expecting to see in Africa in the year ahead.