[Source: http://www.iol.co.za/business/news/old-woes-lie-ahead-for-new-cabinet-1.1686568#.U3EvLbmKDIU by Londiwe Buthelezi.]
Johannesburg – The jury is out among analysts on whether a rejuvenated ANC will have the thrust to more adequately address economic challenges that were hastily crammed onto the post-election agenda while it focused on its campaign trail this year. Read more
|Status:||22262 of 22262 voting districts counted|
|Total valid votes:||18,402,497|
|Total votes cast:||18,654,457|
[Source: http://nehandaradio.com/2014/05/10/zim-migrants-anxious-following-sa-elections/ by Alex Bell.]
Zimbabwean citizens in South Africa have said they are anxious about their futures, following the elections in that country this week.
South Africans voted in the general elections on Wednesday, and despite some reports of ballot paper dumping, the process has been praised as free and fair. Read more
[Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charlotte-florance/is-the-clock-running-out-_b_5297462.html by Charlotte Florance.]
South Africa is in a political and economic quagmire and time is running short. Deep governance and market-oriented policy reforms are required to avert disaster, but the political leadership has been unwilling to make long-term and meaningful changes. Read more
49237362 by Devon Maylie & Peter Wonacott.]
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress emerged victorious from this past week’s elections, but uncertainty about its economic direction has rattled big business.
With 99.6% of the votes tallied Friday evening, the ANC enjoyed a 62% margin that will ensure a comfortable majority in Parliament. It was followed by opposition party Democratic Alliance with 22% and the Economic Freedom Fighters with 6%. Read more
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
4.4% y/y in January 2018 (CPI) & +5.1 y/y in January 2018 (PPI)
3,1% q/q for the 4th quarter of 2017
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