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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

International relations

[Source: Mail & Guardian by Martin Plaut.]

South African President Jacob Zuma has had his back to the wall. The National Executive of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) met at a hotel in Pretoria over the weekend of November 26-27. The discussions – so intense that delegates almost came to blows – were over whether to remove the president from his post. Read more

[Source: BizNews by Jackie Cameron.]

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma seldom hits the international news, such is the status of South Africa as a powerful or consequential country in the world. But South Africa is having its time in the sun, thanks to the release of The Grand Tour, produced by controversial petrol heads Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond. 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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