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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Violent protests

[Source: UWN by Rosemary Salomone.]

The South African Constitutional Court’s recent decision upholding the University of the Free State’s move toward English courses, though intended to ease racial tensions and promote integration, is long on memory but short on constitutional vision for language rights across the education spectrum. In the end, its use of language as a proxy for race and its reliance on English to transform society misses the mark on a number of key points. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
4.4% y/y in January 2018 (CPI) & +5.1 y/y in January 2018 (PPI)
3,1% q/q for the 4th quarter of 2017
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