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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.

SAM Tibet[Source: http://online.wsj.com/articles/dalai-lama-cancels-plan-to-visit-south-africa-amid-visa-trouble-1409845166 by Peter Wonacott.]

JOHANNESBURG—The Dalai Lama has canceled plans to visit South Africa, its foreign ministry said Thursday, his latest unsuccessful attempt to obtain a visa for a country that has courted closer ties to China. Read more

President write the speech[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-09-03-op-ed-will-he-stay-or-will-he-go-now-the-great-jacob-zuma-question-of-our-time/#.VA1fN8uKC70 by Raymond Suttner.]

There is much speculation over the future of President Jacob Zuma as a number of critical issues come simultaneously to a head. One of these is whether he will survive the Nkandla scandal, where his response and that of the African National Congress undermines constitutionalism and could lead to legal action supporting the findings of the Public Protector. For many people it seems untenable that the president of the country, with the connivance of the speaker and the majority of parliamentarians, can undermine his constitutional obligation to answer to findings of enrichment. It is also unacceptable to many citizens that this evasion should entail political attacks on Advocate Thuli Madonsela. Read more

SAM AF gebou[Source: http://www.politicsweb.co.za/politicsweb/view/politicsweb/en/page71654?oid=707462&sn=Detail.]

South African civil rights organisation AfriForum is entering a new phase by shifting its focus to the mobilising of its 100 000 members to strive for self-reliance, thus taking care of their own interests and the interests of their communities, in addition to the active protection of civil rights.  This announcement was made at the official opening of the new AfriForum Head Office in Centurion today. 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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