Subscribe to the bi-annual report
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Declining democracy

[Source: Mail & Guardian by Lisa Steyn.]

South Africa’s anticorruption policy is one of the best in the world, the only problem with it is that it is not enforced, says David Lewis, executive director of nonprofit organisation Corruption Watch and former Competition Tribunal chairperson. Ultimately, “if there are no substantial risks for engaging in corruption, this is a very difficult battle to fight”.  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
More information: Click here!