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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

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SAM AP Photo Looting[Source: http://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2015/01/25/south-africa-shaken-by-anti-immigrant-riots by Christopher Torchia, Associated Press.  Photo: Associated Press.]

South African authorities have re-established order — for now — in Soweto and other Johannesburg townships, after a week of looting of foreign-owned shops and violence in which four people were killed. Read more

SAM Loot[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2015-01-22-two-dead-foreign-owned-shop-burnt-in-soweto from SAPA.]

One person was shot dead and a foreign-owned shop was burnt down in Soweto on Wednesday night, Gauteng police said on Thursday.

This brings the death toll to two from violence that broke out in Snake Park, Dobsonville on Monday involving locals and foreigners. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
58 780 000 (mid 2019 estimate)
4% y/y in July 2019 (CPI) & +4.9 y/y in July 2019 (PPI)
3.1% q/q (2nd quarter of 2019)
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