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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: Business Day Live by Peter Attard Montalto.]

THE African National Congress (ANC) performs best when it is pushed right to the edge. By this I mean that as a broad-spectrum political church, it can overcome its internal ideological conflicts and crosscurrents and become more risk-taking in using its political capital to take difficult decisions and successfully transfer them into action. The stable and sensible core can emerge. Read more

[Source: Business Day Live by Loane Sharp.]

We have been so comprehensively lied to we don’t know who or what to believe. When blackouts started in the Western Cape 10 years ago, the official explanation was sabotage. As blackouts spread, we were told that wet coal and, later, low-quality coal was the cause. Since then, the excuses have ranged from skills shortages to inadequate coal stockpiles, depletion of water reserves in hydroelectric plants, power exports to neighbouring countries, diesel shortages, collapsing silos and maintenance. Read more

[Source: ISS Africa by Judith February.]

Sometimes taking points of principle have unintended and uncomfortable consequences. Recently, we felt some of that as Vuma Mashinini, advisor to South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, was voted by Parliament to be the next chair of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). Read more

[Source: Die Welt.]

Nach einer Serie von ausländerfeindlichen Angriffen im südafrikanischen Durban sind rund eintausend überwiegend afrikanische Einwanderer aus ihren Häusern geflohen. Die Immigranten seien in Polizeiwachen und Zelten untergebracht worden, teilte die Polizei mit. Die Menschen hätten berichtet, sie seien zum Verlassen ihrer Häuser gezwungen worden und hätten Angst um ihr Leben. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in December 2018 (CPI) & +5.2 y/y in December 2018 (PPI)
2.2% q/q (3rd quarter of 2018)
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