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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: Daily Maverick by Raymond Suttner.]

On the eve of the opening of Parliament’s 2015 session, our consciousness had been bombarded with phrases like ‘paralysis of Parliament’ a ‘disgraceful moment in South African democracy’ and the need to restore the ‘dignity’ or ‘decorum’ of Parliament. These expressions and many more were a reaction to disruptions in Parliament in 2014, unprecedented in South African Parliamentary history, whether in the post-1994 era or in pre-democratic Parliaments. Where do we stand now, and why?

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[Source: City Press by Carien du Plessis.  Picture: Foto24.]

First we go for the Nigerians. They’re easy ­targets. We tell everyone they’re drug dealers and are corrupt, because then we can victimise and criminalise them, and our police can harass them. We won’t feel guilty.  If we can make them look bad, our problems will look better. 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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