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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Media freedom

[Source: ISS Africa by Peter Fabritius.]

South Africa’s secret service, the State Security Agency (SSA), has been caught with its pants down (to the great amusement of the South African public) by a flood of revelations about its clandestine activities revealed in the ‘spy cables’ – the reports from its own agents and those of several foreign secret services, leaked to the network Al Jazeera and other media groups. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
4.6% y/y in June 2018 (CPI) & +4.6 y/y in May 2018 (PPI)
294.84 in USD BIllion (December 2017)
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