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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Anti-minority themes

[Source: Politicsweb by Belinda Bozzoli.]

There is no doubt that the autonomy of South African Universities is not what it used to be. While academic freedom is protected in our Constitution1 and University autonomy is protected through the law,2 from the moment the post-1994 Government put its Higher Education Act in place in 1997, Universities became subject to a creeping movement towards ever greater government interference. Read more

[Source: FW de Klerk Foundation by Dave Steward.]

Luister, the video that was recently produced by the Open Stellenbosch (OS) movement, should be viewed by everyone who is interested in the future of our universities and the future of South Africa as a multicultural society. It presents 32 interviews – primarily with black students – regarding their sense of racial exclusion at Stellenbosch University. They complain of subtle – and not so subtle – racism in their interactions with white Afrikaans-speaking students – including accusations of out-and-out racial abuse in student bars and on the internet. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
4% y/y in February 2018 (CPI) & +4.2 y/y in February 2018 (PPI)
3,1% q/q for the 4th quarter of 2017
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