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A socially cohesive South Africa

  • What are the elements of a common vision for our country?
  • What does it mean to have a people-centred state, economy and society broadly?
  • What would a peaceful, caring South Africa look like?
  • What skills should SA develop/acquire to position our country for 2030?
  • What would a growing trajectory of inequality look like in 2030 in South Africa?

Indlulamithi South Africa scenarios 2030


Indlu-la-mi-thi is a Nguni noun for giraffe. It can be used to communicate the intention to “look above the trees”.

Social cohesion

is a process of social integration and inclusion in our communities and society at large. A process that promotes mutual solidarity and acceptance among individuals and communities in our country.

A cohesive society

is one that exists without inequality, exclusion and disparity based on race, gender, class, ethnicity, nationality, age, religion, disability, or any other distinction that drives division, distrust and conflict.