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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

International relations

[Source: EU Chamber of Commerce.]

The Business Climate Survey 2016 is based on the responses of over 200 EU and EU-associated
companies collected in September 2016. In view of the recent local elections in August 2016, a
number of policy changes and a degree of economic and political volatility, this document
serves as an analytical tool to understand the trends that had an impact of foreign direct
investment in South Africa in 2016. Read more

[Source: The South African by Ezra Claymore.]

It would seem as if criminality is not only commonplace, but a requirement for moving up the diplomatic ranks to become a high commissioner for South Africa. On Sunday we reported that our high commissioner to Singapore had finally been fired after reports last year that she had actually been convicted of drug smuggling and spent two years in a US prison… prior to her deployment. Read more

[Bron: de Volkskrant door Rutger Pontzen.]

Dat is wel even wennen. Een tentoonstelling die buiten alle historische artefacten ook direct op je gemoed speelt. Nog even buiten het feit of dat nu wel of niet terecht is. Toch is dat wat er gebeurt met Goede Hoop, de expositie in het Rijksmuseum die de relatie Zuid-Afrika en Nederland vanaf 1600 behandelt. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.0% y/y in January 2019 (CPI) & +4.1 y/y in January 2019 (PPI)
1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2018)
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