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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 Zuma 4[Source: http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/13888/south-africa-s-zuma-anc-must-deliver-on-transformation by James Hamill.]

In his inaugural address on May 24, South African President Jacob Zuma identified “rapid economic transformation” and “inclusive growth” as the policy centerpiecess first term was largely squandered due to scandals, managerial incompetence at all levels of government and internecine strife within the ruling party. Read more

SAM SAPS[Source: http://www.issafrica.org/iss-today/policing-in-south-africa-it-doesnt-have-to-be-the-low-road by Johan Burger.]

On the first of April next year, the South African Police Service (SAPS) will commemorate 20 years as a democratic police service – but sadly it has not always lived up to public expectations of democratic policing. In the past decade, especially, increasing levels of corruption, criminality and brutality have seriously tarnished the SAPS’s image. Read more

SAM Marikana ENCA[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-06-27-groundup-who-won-the-platinum-strike-the-figures-speak./#.U61Nq7mKDIU by Gilad Isaacs for GROUNDUP.]

After the historic five-month long platinum strike, mineworkers and corporate executives are retreating to their tin shacks and BMWs respectively. The country is left wondering: who won? What the increases mean for the lives of the workers and the fortunes of the platinum producers is difficult to quantify. However, it is possible to compare the implications – for workers and company costs – of the various offers, demands and the final settlement. Read more

SAM Danny[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-06-26-torture-is-still-widespread-in-south-africa by Danny Titus (left).]

Freedom from torture is the one human right on which there can be no limitation. There are just no circumstances that allow any person to subject another human being to any acts of torture; to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.  This is the one right that can be given effect with so much ease. Just do not torture. The courts will not accept evidence based upon torture; you are opening yourself to litigation. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.1% y/y in October 2018 (CPI) & +6.9 y/y in October 2018 (PPI)
2.2% q/q (3rd quarter of 2018)
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