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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.

[Source: Centre for Constitutional Rights by Phephelaphi Dube.]

Section 25 of the Constitution, the property clause reflects a delicate balancing act between the protection of private property rights on the one hand and serving the public interest largely in the realm of land reform on the other hand. Arguably, the provisions in the property clause strike a proportionate balance between the two latter functions. This may well be about to change should the governing party’s policy proposals, most recently echoed by President Zuma during his 2015 State of the Nation Address, be passed into law. Read more

[Source: Bruggemans & Associates Newsletter by Cees Bruggemans.]

You probably have had the experience some time in your life, not least on cold winter mornings. You want to start the car, and all you get is “click, click”. If you are lucky, it is only a rundown battery. If you don’t even get a click, your starter motor may have given the ghost. That is the sensation when looking at the government’s nine-point SONA plan “to ignite growth and create jobs”. For there is nothing there that will ignite anything, except inflaming emotions, perpetuating the State We Are In. Read more

[Source: IOL by Susan Booysen .]

On Thursday night, South Africa saw its government’s future. It was no pretty sight. The haunting image that emerged from the parliamentary pandemonium, remaining when the thunder had subsided, was of an ANC in government hell-bent on protecting a president above everything. It was the portrait of a party bowing before its president first. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.1% y/y in July 2018 (CPI) & +6.1 y/y in July 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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