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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: Business Day Live by Peter Bruce.]

Watching President Jacob Zuma answering questions in Parliament is good fun. He is really quite good at it. Sure, his English is poor, but it probably isn’t even his third language. And, yes, he chuckles even at serious questions, clears his throat constantly and pushes back his glasses. All of which are extremely irritating. Read more

[Source: Daily Maverick by Rebecca Davies.]

The Economic Freedom Fighters seem to have finally let go of the idea that President Jacob Zuma will tell the National Assembly about his repayment plans for Nkandla. But forget Nkandla for a moment, and forget Omar al-Bashir. The most troubling thing to come out of Thursday’s parliamentary Q&A with President Jacob Zuma was surely his professed lack of knowledge about no less than three high-profile South African issues.

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[Source: Daily Maverick by Stephen Grootes.]

Even by the standards of our currently non-developing state, our parastatal sector is a mess. Think of a parastatal then think of the first phrase that comes to mind. South African Airways (SAA) – chaos. The Post Office – disaster. Eskom – load-shedding. Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) – open warfare. SABC – Hlaudi Motsoeneng. We could go on.

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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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