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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 Judge Patel[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-12-11-top-judge-resigns-over-politics by Niren Tolsi.]

KwaZulu-Natal judge president Chiman Patel will leave his post on December 31, ending a three-year tenure that – despite improvements in the division’s efficiency – has been plagued by race conflict and an apparent long-running unhappiness in the political establishment about his appointment. Read more

SAM Zuma 10[Source: http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/politics/2014/12/12/news-analysis-zuma-regards-state-firms-as-his-personal-playground by Carol Paton.]

Two of the biggest political liabilities have been removed from the boards of state-owned enterprises, but government companies remain the playground of President Jacob Zuma and the African National Congress (ANC).

Collin Matjila, who briefly was acting CE of Eskom and head of its tender board, is gone after Thursday’s Cabinet appointments, and Ellen Tshabalala — still SABC chairwoman — has been removed from the Transnet board. Read more

SAM mortar[Source: http://fwdeklerk.org/index.php/en/latest/news/341-article-blade-nzimande-s-unconstitutional-campaign-to-eliminate-afrikaans-as-a-university-language by Dave Stewart.]

According to “Rapport” of 30 November 2014, the Minister of Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande, has threatened to withdraw the registration of the private university, Akademia, if its language of tuition remains exclusively Afrikaans. Read more

SAM Papers 4[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-12-11-state-poised-to-wield-advertising-axe by Mmanaledi Mataboge and Matuma Letsoalo. Photo: Oupa Nkosi, M&G.]

Three of the country’s top newspapers are going to be punished for “insulting” President Jacob Zuma. A threat to starve the Sunday Times, Mail & Guardian and City Press of millions of rands in advertising will soon be implemented by the government. Read more

100_0739[Source: http://themediaonline.co.za/2014/12/place-of-sorrow-farm-murders-and-the-public-broadcaster by Ed Herbst.]

Last week the seventh annual United Nations Human Rights Commission Forum on Minority Rights in Geneva heard a submission on farm murders in South Africa by AfriForum and the Freedom Front Plus. The theme for the Commission’s sitting this year was ‘Preventing and addressing violence and atrocities targeted against minorities’. The forum was attended by more than 500 international delegates and the world’s leading media houses. Why, then, asks Ed Herbst, is there a news blackout on the SABC about farm murders? Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.9% y/y in September 2018 (CPI) & +6.2 y/y in September 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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