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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: Daily Maverick by Paul Trewhela.]

At this sordid time of downfall and deterioration, South Africa faces the shameful and needless loss of a brave, intrepid journalist.

Next year a book will be published with reference to this journalist in its first chapter, with the heading “A brave woman journalist and a frightened man”.

It relates the story of a “hard-working and courageous reporter dedicated to truth-telling no matter how painful the consequences” who “stumbled upon a huge and frightening story” while working in Johannesburg on the Sunday Times, which she followed through to publication. The year was 1992, and she was 25.

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.9% y/y in September 2018 (CPI) & +6.2 y/y in September 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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