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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Declining democracy

SAM Crime 2[Source: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Violence-a-top-5-cause-of-death-20141228 by SAPA.]

South Africa has no civil war but violence is one of the top five causes of death in the country, according to a study published by The Lancet, the Sunday Times reported.

According to the report, South Africa was the only country outside the Latin American and Caribbean region to make this claim. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in March 2019 (CPI) & +6.2 y/y in March 2019 (PPI)
1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2018)
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