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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 Vote 2[Source:  http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-03-25-analysis-nkandla-signifies-our-disenfranchisement/#.UzXJH7mKDIU by Raymond Suttner.]

The public is justifiably outraged at the expenditure on the private home of president Jacob Zuma. It was with some generosity that the Public Protector concluded that he had not intentionally misled Parliament. If we assume this finding was correct, then it nevertheless illustrates a degree of detachment that the president has from what is happening around him, especially where he is being enriched. And, sadly, in expecting few personal repercussions, he may well be right. Read more

SAM Tutu[Source: http://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/time-to-restore-our-humanity-1.1664949#.Uy3ZLbmKDIU by Desmond Tutu.]

Our voices should be raucous with outrage about all the children who have died violently, write Desmond and Mpho Tutu.

This week a Delft family is preparing for the funeral of their 9-year-old daughter. Lihle Hlanjwa was raped, set alight and abandoned next to a freeway in January. Read more

SAM ISS Xeno[Report by South African Monitor.]

In South Africa, Human Rights Day is celebrated on 21 March.  However, if incidents of xenophobic violence in the country are anything to go by, the country still has a long way to go where civil liberties are concerned.

In May 2008, a spate of xenophobic attacks took place throughout the country, leaving 62 people dead, hundreds injured and thousands displaced.  Authorities promised to ensure that such incidents would never again take place, but sadly little has changed since then. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
4.6% y/y in June 2018 (CPI) & +4.6 y/y in May 2018 (PPI)
294.84 in USD BIllion (December 2017)
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