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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.

gavel 2[Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-09-29-tall-thales-sunday-times-arms-deal-expos-drills-holes-in-zumas-version/#.VCkwrpUcTIU by Stephen Grootes.]

On Sunday the Sunday Times splashed with a front-page story that spoke for itself: “Exposed! How Arms Dealer Bankrolled Zuma”, shouted the headline. For so long the legal position around President Jacob Zuma has been short-handed to “corruption charges” that it serves as a timely reminder about how serious the claims against Zuma are. But it appears that this exposé also blows a few holes in some of the claims that Zuma has made about why he accepted money from Schabir Shaik during the Arms Deal. Read more

SAM Zuma 7[Source: http://www.issafrica.org/iss-today/the-price-of-protecting-the-president by Judith February.]

If the African National Congress (ANC) had its way, it will be the bureaucrats and contractors who will pay the ultimate price for the Nkandla saga. Again, ‘anyone but Zuma’. Last week saw an increasingly defensive ANC seek to protect President Jacob Zuma from appearing before the Parliamentary ad hoc committee on the Nkandla controversy. Read more

Man with Stack of Paperwork at the Office[Source: http://today.moneyweb.co.za/article.php?id=779528&cid=2014-09-29#.VCjjw5UcTIU by Antoinette Slabbert.]

Direct marketing relies heavily on the Post Office for deliveries of letters, catalogues and parcels to targeted end-users and it is seriously impacted by the on-going Post Office strike, says Alastair Tempest, Chief Operating Officer of the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa. Read more

SAM Kernkrag 2[Source: http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2014/09/26/tweet-of-the-week-radioactive-governance by Gareth van Onselen.]

WELCOME to Tweet of the Week. Every Friday, I use this column to hand out an award to one person who has tweeted something of significance. There are no strict rules, only that the tweet in question must offer an important insight, define a debate (notorious or otherwise) or mark an occasion. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in December 2018 (CPI) & +5.2 y/y in December 2018 (PPI)
2.2% q/q (3rd quarter of 2018)
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