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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.
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 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.

SAM paper 2[Source: http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/media/2015/01/30/governments-advertising-spend-reveals-trend-of-backing-state-friendly-media by Paul Vecchiato.]

A breakdown of government advertising spending managed by the Department of Communications shows a trend of rewarding state-friendly media, says Witwatersrand University director of journalism studies Anton Harber. Read more

SAM Solidarity[Source: www.solidarity.co.za by Piet le Roux.]

The ANC shouldn’t be under the impression that they would really improve the economic position of their supporters by reducing the property rights of others. This is the position of the Solidarity Movement after the ANC National Executive Committee’s latest decisions on land ownership have become public. Read more

SAM Mine[Source: http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/2015/01/29/support-for-flawed-mining-bill-is-driven-by-fear-not-respect by Anthea Jeffery.]

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill of 2013 has been sent back to Parliament for more consultation and possibly extensive change. The bill was so damaging to an already struggling mining sector that the industry was widely expected to welcome a rethink. Instead, the Chamber of Mines has expressed dismay at the delay in the bill’s adoption. Though this response seems surprising, the chamber has reason to fear that a new bill may be even worse. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.6% y/y in June 2018 (CPI) & +5.9 y/y in June 2018 (PPI)
294.84 in USD BIllion (December 2017)
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