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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Elections 2019

[Source: Politicsweb by Douglas Gibson.]

Jacob Zuma and Julius Malema have done huge damage to South Africa. Their actions have harmed the international image of the country, affecting the tourism industry particularly and making it more difficult than it should be to persuade the world that the country is a great place to live, to visit and to invest. Read more

[Source: Daily Maverick by Susan Booysen.]

South Africa is host to a strange democracy. Judged by the electoral culture that rules on the eve of Election 2019 ‘the logic of the illogical’ is the parameter to understand the contradictions and contrasts, incongruous beliefs and actions that appear as the South African way of doing politics and elections. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.4% y/y in April 2019 (CPI) & +6.5 y/y in April 2019 (PPI)
-3.2% q/q (1st quarter of 2019)
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