Helen Suzman Foundation



We are working with partners to support Little Nana’s mission to share her migration story with children across South Africa and raise awareness about migrant rights.

South Africa in the World Project

This foreign policy project at HSF aims to reimagine South Africa’s global role in an increasingly unpredictable world.

Service Delivery Monitoring Project

Documenting service delivery challenges across local municipalities from housing to water, sanitation, refuse removal and homelessness.

Recent Work

Zimbabwean Exemption Permit Litigation
Helen Suzman Foundation
Nov 05, 2023

The Helen Suzman Foundation needs to expose a scandalous falsehood being put out by a shadowy organisation calling itself Put South Africa First.

Perspectives and Facts on AGOA
Azwimpheleli Langalanga
Nov 01, 2023

As part of its new “South Africa in the World” project, HSF releases this brief explanatory note on the AGOA Summit happening from tomorrow until 4 November 2023. It is written by HSF’s foreign policy fellow, Azwimpheleli Langalanga.

Homeless people out in the cold in Gauteng
Ezekiel Kekana
Aug 15, 2023

The 10th of July 2023 was marked with joy and jubilation by many residents in Gauteng as the province experienced snow for the first time since 2012. For the homeless in Gauteng, it was an entirely different prospect altogether.

Manuel Chang Must Now Be Extradited to the USA
Helen Suzman Foundation
May 25, 2023

Former Mozambican Finance Minister and Member of Parliament, Manuel Chang must now be extradited to and prosecuted in the USA for allegedly defrauding the Mozambican people of some $2bn in development loans extended by American investors.

HSF Statement Re National Shutdown
Helen Suzman Foundation
Mar 16, 2023

The call for a national shutdown is not one which we take lightly. Like millions of South Africans we are gatvol of the crises that are of our political leaders’ making but are ours to endure.

In memoriam Charles Simkins
Helen Suzman Foundation
Dec 12, 2022

It is with great sadness that the Helen Suzman Foundation has received news of the death of Charles Simkins. He had been in hospital over the past few months and had, until his illness, been head of research at the Foundation, a position he had held for 8 years.