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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: Moneyweb by Magnus Heystek (picture).]

The scenes of our dear leader Jacob Zuma almost rolling in the aisles with laughter at precisely the time that the horde of ‘White Shirts’ marched into Parliament to remove the EFF members from the chambers during the State of the Nation (Sona) will forever, as far as I’m concerned, typify the leadership of Zuma and his bunch of ANC cronies. Read more

[Source: NZZ by Claudia Bröll.]

In Europa mag die Kernenergie nicht mehr wohlgelitten sein. Die Schwellenländer jedoch suchen weiterhin ihr Heil in der Atomkraft. Jetzt prescht auch Südafrika voran. In seiner Rede an die Nation hat Präsident Jacob Zuma angekündigt, schon 2023 eines von mehreren neuen Kernkraftwerken ans Netz anzuschliessen. Bis jetzt hat das Land nur das viel kleinere, 30 Jahre alte Nuklearkraftwerk Koeberg. Read more

[Source: Business Day Live by Gareth van Onselen.  Picture: GCIS.]

The past week’s events in Parliament have, once again, put national politics front and centre. The chaotic mess that was the state of the nation address has, likewise, initiated a number of important debates about a wide range of constitutional principles. But, while those play out, it is worth remembering that much of politics is about perception and there has been little analysis about the realpolitik to define the last week. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.9% y/y in August 2018 (CPI) & +6.3 y/y in August 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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