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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 ANC[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-10-20-a-politics-of-chaos-vetocracy-the-sa-way/#.VEe325UcTIV by Stephen Grootes.]

Trying to work out how power works and is exercised in a society should be one of the primary tasks of any scholar. Formalities, rules and laws are one thing, but how power is really exercised is usually quite another. It relies on the personalities that are involved, the formal and informal mechanisms that are created over time, and, often, the practices that exist for historical reasons. Relationships between different people also change, but have their roots in the past, which means that it can be possible to work out how power really flows. One of the most interesting ways of understanding this comes from Francis Fukuyama, the political scientist who famously once wrote of the ‘End of History’. Read more

President write the speech[Source: http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2014/10/20/the-disintegration-of-cadre-deployment-under-zuma by Gareth van Onselen.]

Cadre deployment — the systematic placement of party loyalists by the African National Congress (ANC) into key positions of power — has devolved into a shambles, as the ANC has itself disintegrated internally as a party and externally as a government. The programme is no longer able to deliver control and power — rather maladministration, factionalism and general disorder. It has become the very antithesis of its intended purpose. Read more

SAM paper 2[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2014-10-12-south-african-media-freedom-day-2014-what-are-we-asking-for/#.VEPoUJUcTIU by Julie Reid.]

South African Media Freedom Day, or Black Wednesday, commemorates the awful events of 19 October 1977 when Apartheid-era minister of justice Jimmy Kruger banned The World and Weekend World newspapers, leading to the arrest of editor Percy Qoboza and other journalists who were important voices in the Black Consciousness movement, in an act of brutal censorship and an unjustifiable attack on free speech. 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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