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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.
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The South African Monitor Report of February 2018 is available here.
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[Source: Daily Maverick by Ranjeni Munusamy.]

The new general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) David Sipunzi looks a bit like a deer in the headlights following his unanticipated election over the weekend. He has been suddenly foisted into the national spotlight with a swirl of contentious issues around him. Perhaps most daunting for Sipunzi is having to take leadership in an era of uncertainty for the NUM, for Cosatu and, ultimately, for the ANC. There are also some stunned leaders in the ANC and SACP who do not like losing their leverage in the NUM and Cosatu. This is, after all, about a bigger and messier leadership battle.

 

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.1% y/y in October 2018 (CPI) & +6.9 y/y in October 2018 (PPI)
2.2% q/q (3rd quarter of 2018)
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