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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Auxiliary documents


Extract from Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014: South Africa

South Africa continues to struggle with the legacy of apartheid and the challenges relating to addressing increasing demands from its citizens for the realization of economic and social rights as well as respect for fundamental civil and political freedoms. Although the government has been relatively successful in the provision of social services, financial mismanagement, and corruption-especially at the local government level-have seriously undermined progress in effective and efficient delivery of social and economic services. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.1% y/y in July 2018 (CPI) & +6.1 y/y in July 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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