This is the ninth in a series of video interviews forecasting what 2017 will have in store across different sectors. Researcher from the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), Luwie Ganeshathasan speaks about expected developments from a legal perspective. At 0:43 Ganeshathasan discusses Executive Presidency, at 1:39 he speaks on devolution of power and at 2:26 he discusses the challenge of moving beyond partisan politics amidst the upcoming provincial and local government elections.

Ganeshathasan’s comments are tied to a recently released CPA report reviewing pledges made in 2015.

For the earlier videos in our series, click here for discussion on developments in human rightsLGBTIQ rightseconomicspoliticswomen’s rightssecurityinternational relations and more from the legal sector for the year ahead.