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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 Parliament 3[Source: http://www.polity.org.za/article/trust-in-political-leaders-drops-report-2014-12-03 by SAPA.]

Less than half South Africa’s citizens have trust in national leaders and Parliament, according to the 2014 SA Reconciliation Barometer released on Wednesday.

In 2003, 54.5% of people agreed in a survey that national leaders could be trusted and 61.6% agreed they could trust Parliament.  By 2013, trust levels had decreased to 48.3% and 48.9% respectively. Read more

SAM Victims[Source: http://beta2.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0341/P03412013.pdf by Statistics South Africa.]

The Victims of Crime Survey (VOCS) series is a countrywide household-based survey and has three main objectives: to provide information about the dynamics of crime from the perspective of households and the victims of crime; explore public perceptions of the activities of the police, prosecutors, courts and correctional services in the prevention of crime and victimisation; and provide complementary data on the level of crime within South Africa in addition to the statistics published annually by the South African Police Service (SAPS). Read more

SAM ANC[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-12-01-will-the-ring-of-fire-burst-the-ancs-bubble-of-denial/#.VHwRNJUcTIU by Rajeni Munusamy.]

It has been a torrid 12 months for the ANC and President Jacob Zuma. From the booing of the president at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service last December to its toughest election campaign to date and a constant mauling from the newly configured opposition in Parliament, the ANC will wind down the year at its weakest point since taking power. Read more

SAM Aids[Source: http://fwdeklerk.org/index.php/en/latest/news/333-article-aids-in-south-africa-out-of-media-out-of-mind by Dave Steward.]

Since March this year more than 5 000 people have died of Ebola.  The world’s attention has quite rightly been focused on this deadly disease – and on progress made in combating the spreading of the infection. Ebola stories have dominated the news – and have had a major impact on tourism and travel, not only to the affected countries, but to destinations throughout Africa. There is hardly an evening without some or other story on international TV or in the press that is related to the disease. Read more

SAM BLade[Source: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Nzimande-threatens-Afrikaans-university-with-closure-20141130 by SAPA.]

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande will have private university Academia’s registration withdrawn if it remains exclusively Afrikaans, Rapport reported on Sunday.

“If that is the case, we will withdraw their registration. I will not even apologise for it,” said Nzimande. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
3.8% y/y in March 2018 (CPI) & +3.7 y/y in March 2018 (PPI)
294.84 in USD BIllion (December 2017)
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