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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: Times Live.]

It’s happened to most of us but unfortunately‚ when you’re a cabinet minister‚ falling victim to manipulation can sometimes have international connotations.

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has formally apologised to Britain after slamming the country over comments attributed to it on the thorny issue of land expropriation‚ only to find out they were not true.

“In March this year Minister Nathi Mthethwa read media reports on online platforms with statements that the government of Britain had expressed reservations about South Africa’s intention to expropriate land without compensation‚” his office said.

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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
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