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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: Mail & Guardian by Mmanaledi Mataboge, Matuma Letsoalo, Qaanitah Hunter, Thulani Gqirana.]

The ANC’s national general council is often a stage for the party president to gloat about his achievements, set the tone for the next national conference, whip his opponents and remind delegates that he is still in charge.

Then president Thabo Mbeki did exactly that in Port Elizabeth in 2000, when he was at the height of his power. Read more

[Source: Moneyweb by Antoinette Slabbert.]

Striking workers at Eskom’s Medupi power station demand among other things a bonus of R10 000 for the successful synchronisation of Unit 6 as well as payment for a further 200 hours for each of the 13 000 workers on site, the latter to be calculated at each worker’s pay level. Read more

[Source: Daily Maverick by Stephen Grootes.]

This week has seen the NPA claiming that its deputy head, Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba, is “avoiding” police; the police saying that the NPA is “jumping the gun” to issue her with a summons; and Jiba herself saying that she’ll “discuss it all” with her boss when she gets to see him. Head spinning? Ours too.

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[Source: Business Day Live by Alistair Sparks.]

AS THE days grow shorter, we should brace ourselves for the toughest winter since the birth of our democracy. Those cold winter months have become the traditional time for the trade unions to launch the country into a series of wage negotiations. Last year their demands, which culminated in a devastating five-month strike in the platinum mining sector, brought our economy to the cliff’s edge. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.2% y/y in November 2018 (CPI) & +6.8 y/y in November 2018 (PPI)
2.2% q/q (3rd quarter of 2018)
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