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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.

SAM Cosatu[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-10-22-what-would-a-cosatu-fracture-mean-for-the-anc/#.VEe5Q5UcTIV by Stephen Grootes.]

In the brand-spanking new building that is Cosatu House in Braamfontein, the federation’s Central Executive Committee is considering the federation’s future. While the main agenda items are the report by the ANC’s Task Team into Cosatu, the real issue is whether or not the CEC will suspend, or possibly expel, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA. Should that happen, the federation’s split will move from “imminent” to “actually happening”. Our union landscape will probably never be the same again. But, perhaps more importantly, what will such a split mean for the ANC? Read more

SAM numsa-strike[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-10-21-numsas-numbers-up-alliance-insiders-warn-of-inevitable-split?ars=true by Qaanitah Hunter.]

Metalworkers’ union Numsa has put on a brave face ahead of what Cosatu insiders call its “inevitable” suspension on Tuesday.  Cosatu’s central executive committee (CEC) is expected to gather on Tuesday to hear a report from the ANC on its diagnosis of what led to the deep split in the federation and what remedies it recommends. Read more

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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