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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Auxiliary documents

SAM FW 4[Source:]

This publication is a compendium of speeches presented at the Foundation’s annual conference in 2014.
The Foundation chose the theme, “The New South Africa at 20: The Need for Real Transformation”, in order to adopt a positive approach to the 20th anniversary of the New South Africa – rather than a critical review of the many problems that confront South Africa. Since transformation plays such an important role in the Government’s policies – and because it is also essential for the future success of South Africa – they dedicated the conference to a discussion on “the need for real transformation”.  Read more

SAM Corruption_watch

Corruption Watch’s second annual report, now accessible at the new community platform Corruption Watch Connected, reveals the top corrupt public sectors in South Africa, profiles a typical corruption reporter, talks… Read more

SAM broken window

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It is evident that crime instils fear amongst households and it may hinder their ability to engage in their day-today activities. In order to fully understand the multi-faceted dynamics of crime and the extent that it affects the society, there is a need for empirical information that will facilitate evidence based decision making. As a statistical agency, Stats SA is not directly responsible for crime prevention, but it has a mandate to provide information on the nature of crime and victimisation in South Africa.

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.1% y/y in October 2018 (CPI) & +6.9 y/y in October 2018 (PPI)
2.2% q/q (3rd quarter of 2018)
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