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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.

gavel 2[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-09-29-tall-thales-sunday-times-arms-deal-expos-drills-holes-in-zumas-version/#.VCkwrpUcTIU by Stephen Grootes.]

On Sunday the Sunday Times splashed with a front-page story that spoke for itself: “Exposed! How Arms Dealer Bankrolled Zuma”, shouted the headline. For so long the legal position around President Jacob Zuma has been short-handed to “corruption charges” that it serves as a timely reminder about how serious the claims against Zuma are. But it appears that this exposé also blows a few holes in some of the claims that Zuma has made about why he accepted money from Schabir Shaik during the Arms Deal. Read more

SAM Zuma 7[Source: http://www.issafrica.org/iss-today/the-price-of-protecting-the-president by Judith February.]

If the African National Congress (ANC) had its way, it will be the bureaucrats and contractors who will pay the ultimate price for the Nkandla saga. Again, ‘anyone but Zuma’. Last week saw an increasingly defensive ANC seek to protect President Jacob Zuma from appearing before the Parliamentary ad hoc committee on the Nkandla controversy. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
4.5% y/y in April 2018 (CPI) & +4.4 y/y in April 2018 (PPI)
294.84 in USD BIllion (December 2017)
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