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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 Thuli 2[Source (text & illustration): http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-03-16-zuma-vs.-madonsela-constitutional-crisis-looms-over-nkandla-investigation/#.UyeOSowaySM by Ranjeni Munusamy.]

A constitutional crisis could be imminent over the powers of the Public Protector as she faces increasing political heat over her investigation into the upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence. Daily Maverick has learnt that Zuma has written to Thuli Madonsela questioning whether she has the powers to investigate him at all. Read more

SAM FW 2[Source: http://fwdeklerk.org/index.php/en/latest/news/242-article-cyril-ramaphosa-s-response-to-fw-de-klerk-s-speech-of-31-january-on-the-need-for-real-transformation by FW de Klerk.]

I welcome Cyril Ramaphosa’s response to my speech of 31 January, which dealt, among other topics, with the ANC’s approach to transformation – as embodied in its National Democratic Revolution (NDR).

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100_2984[Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-26558964 by Anne-Marie Tomchak.]

Nigeria has protested to South Africa about a “merciless attack” by police on one of its nationals in Cape Town, its foreign ministry has said.

An amateur video on social media sites purportedly shows the man being stripped, assaulted and handcuffed by policemen and security guards. Read more

SAM Crime[Source: http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/richmond-murders-3-arrested-1.1656229 by Sihle Mlambo & Sherlissa Peters.]

Durban – A farm worker and two others have been arrested for the murder of an elderly couple and their son at their Richmond smallholding at the weekend.

Eckhardt Schutte, who turned 77 on Sunday, was shot with his wife, Elizabeth, 66, and their 33-year-old son Lutz, who had just arrived from Germany to visit his father for his birthday. 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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