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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 Anthea Jeffery[Source: http://www.sairr.org.za/sairr-today-1/Liberty%20-%20A%20New%20Expropriation%20Bill%20by%20Another%20Name%20-%2025%20Feb%202014.pdf by Dr Anthea Jeffery.]

Media coverage of the Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill of 2013 (the Investment Bill) has focused on its role in replacing South Africa’s bilateral investment treaties with various European states. Representatives of these countries have broken their usual diplomatic silence to warn against the reduced protection it gives investors from their states. However, the true significance of the Bill goes very much beyond this. Read more

SAM Refiloe[Source: http://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/xenophobic-violence-rocks-south-africa-again-attack-on-somali-and-pakistani-shops.47089/.]

Africa– Tension remains sky-high in Pretoria’s Refiloe township in South Africa on Thursday following an outbreak of xenophobic violence which has seen Somali and Pakistani shop owners fleeing the area.  It was reported that heavily-armed police moved into the area east of the capital city to escort the foreigners following a violent protest. Read more

H/Skool Ermelo Protest Action[Source: http://www.iol.co.za/news/afrikaans-is-excluded-in-society-1.1652636#.UyWwo7mKDIV by Andries Visagie.]

One of the surprise findings of the 2011 census was that the number of mother tongue speakers of Afrikaans has increased by no fewer than 800 000 individuals since the previous census. Afrikaans seems to be thriving as the third largest mother tongue spoken in South Africa and as a popular language of communication in Namibia. Read more

SAM Frans Cronje[Source: http://www.politicsweb.co.za/politicsweb/view/politicsweb/en/page71619?oid=547431&sn=Detail&pid=71616 by Frans Cronje, SAIRR.]

Violent anti-government protest action in South Africa has increased dramatically in recent months. So much so that business, diplomatic, and government leaders are repeatedly asking the IRR what the demonstrations mean for the country’s future. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.9% y/y in August 2018 (CPI) & +6.3 y/y in August 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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