Books by Jakkie Cilliers
The Future of Africa
This book describes and models the impact of a series of fundamental transitions that are needed if Africa is to narrow the gap in development between itself and the rest of the world.
What stops Africa, with its abundant natural resources, from capitalising on its boundless potential? Jakkie Cilliers uses 11 scenarios to unpack how Africa can ignite a growth revolution.
Opinion pieces by Jakkie Cilliers
With nearly 20 polls this year, can a floundering AU give elections the attention they desperately need?
The country could outperform its low-middle-income African peers – but only if it resolves the Western Sahara/SADR dispute.
The government is blocking the potential that foreign workers can bring to SA’s stagnant economy.
Although no single alternative to the dollar is likely, the shift away from a Western-led global order has begun.
Democracy generally follows development, so Africa’s friends should focus on unlocking rapid growth through better governance.
Military leaders must align a declining budget with the kind of operations the defence force should prepare for.
South Africa should align its foreign policy with development priorities and agree to defend open, democratic societies.
Four global scenarios capturing all reasonable outcomes show why rapprochement between the West and China is vital.
Amidst debates about presidential impeachment, the main question is how far ANC support will fall in the 2024 elections.
Africa’s development depends on global rapprochement and overcoming its own lowest-common-denominator politics.