Country focus: South Africa

Welcome to the Public Centre Research Centre - South Africa. This section features insightful research from South Africa and similar countries on the issues and the challenges faced by public sector and government officials while providing a roadmap of the future of government. To view global publications, please choose the option "all publications" in the menu to the left.

Into Africa - the continent's Cities of Opportunity

This special edition of Cities of Opportunity focuses on the continent’s 20 cities that we judge to be among the most dynamic and future focused.

South Africa - the road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup

This publication gives an overall account of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. It provides an account of both history behind the games, the sport itself, as well as the bidding process, socio-economic impact of the 2010 World Cup and case studies on firms leveraging from the games, as well as delegates from other countries visiting to share experiences as they themselves are preparing to host similar events.