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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.

SOUTH AFRICA PROTEST

[Source: http://issafrica.org/iss-today/getting-to-the-bottom-of-what-really-drives-public-violence-in-south-africaby Lizette Lancaster, Project Manager, Crime and Justice Information Hub and Mpho Mtshali, Intern, Governance, Crime and Justice Division, ISS Pretoria.]

This year started badly for the South African Police Service (SAPS) given that by the end of January 2014, more than ten people had been shot dead during violent public incidents. Read more

SAM Rande[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-02-07-corruption-watch-sa-erosion-of-trust-in-numbers/#.Uvcx-5pWHIU  by J. Brooks Spector.]

In its newest report, Corruption Watch, a public advocacy NGO, has painted a picture of the endemic corruption in South Africa and it is not a particularly pretty one. Taken together with the most recent Auditor General’s annual report, the description of South Africa’s moral landscape is troubling. Read more

SAM SAIRR[Source: http://www.sairr.org.za/services/submissions-on-proposed-legislation/synopsis-submission-to-the-department-of-trade-and-industry-regarding-the-promotion-and-protection-of-investment-bill-of-2013-johannesburg-31st-january-2014.]

The Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill of 2013 (the Investment Bill) seeks to ‘promote investment’, which it recognises as vital ‘job creation, economic growth, development, and the well-being of the people of South Africa’. However, the provisions of the Investment Bill are so damaging that they are likely to repel, rather than promote, the investment so urgently required. Read more

abstract fire on black

[Source:  http://ewn.co.za/2014/01/30/OPINION-Alex-Eliseev-Limpopos-fierytale-the-people-vs-the-police by Alex Eliseev.]

On the day Robert McBride secured a nod in Parliament to lead police watchdog Ipid – and while more denials were heard by the Farlam Commission – news broke that officers in Limpopo shot dead two more protesters in a chaotic stand-off. This brings to eight the number of protesters killed this month alone. What will it take to make the police realise that their relationship with communities across South Africa is in a fiery tailspin. 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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