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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.
The South African Monitor Report of February 2018 is available here.
The South African Monitor Report of February 2018 is available here.
The South African Monitor Report of February 2018 is available here.
Read more on the political risks of business in the next two years here.
Read more on the political risks of business in the next two years here.
Read more on the political risks of business in the next two years here.
Information about the threat to property and investor rights in South Africa available here.
Information about the threat to property and investor rights in South Africa available here.
Information about the threat to property and investor rights in South Africa available here.
Information on attempts at ANC control over academic and media freedom.
Information on attempts at ANC control over academic and media freedom.
Information on attempts at ANC control over academic and media freedom.
Information on South Africa's foreign policy and anti-Western rhetoric.
Information on South Africa's foreign policy and anti-Western rhetoric.
Information on South Africa's foreign policy and anti-Western rhetoric.

[Source: Politicsweb by TG van Onselen.]

There is little question that vigorous free market competition is a good thing for economies. Such competition spurs on innovation, cost reductions and increases in productivity. Where competition and active rivals or at least the possibility of rivals emerging to contest market share, are absent, companies stagnate. As much is evident considering many of South Africa’s dysfunctional state-owned enterprises. Read more

[Source: Daily Maverick by Marianne Merten.]

The bouncers stood at the ready as journalists peacefully left Wednesday’s water and sanitation committee. It was closed to the media after law enforcement made promises to provide “granular detail” on probes into multi-billion-rand departmental graft. It is unprecedented in Parliament for security to be called in as protection against the media. Read more

[Source: BizNews.]

It’s easy to feel depressed about South Africa’s economic prospects when you are hit with a daily deluge of corruption stories. But, a new index shows that there’s much to be positive about, with South Africa making an appearance in the middle of a new Global Competitiveness Index produced by the experts who work for the World Economic Forum. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.9% y/y in August 2018 (CPI) & +6.3 y/y in August 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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