Subscribe to the bi-annual report
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Articles

[This paper was delivered on 7 June 2018 at the South African Monitor colloquium “Expropriation without compensation”: comparing politics and property rights in Zimbabwe and South Africa in The Hague, The Netherlands.]

Introduction

Some theorists of social justice and the libertarian right all seem to agree that distribution of resources should be on merit. This clarifies the odd proximity between Fredrick Hayek, hero of the libertarian right, and John Rawls, theorist of social justice. Read more

[Source: South African Monitor.]

Then president Nelson Mandela stated at the Summit on Rural Safety in 1998: “Beyond the immediate human suffering, lack of security and stability in our rural and farming community causes serious disruption to our economy.” [1] Ten years later, more farmers in the small community of about 30 000 commercial farmers than ever are being attacked, tortured and killed in South Africa. [2] Read more

[Source: South African Monitor by Heinrich Matthee.]

South Africa’s state security minister David Mahlobo has accused ratings agencies of forcing regime change after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the government’s credit rating to junk in the beginning of April 2017. His statement was reported by the state-controlled SA Broadcasting Corporation on 9 April. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
58 780 000 (mid 2019 estimate)
3.7% y/y in October 2019 (CPI) & +4.1 y/y in September 2019 (PPI)
3.1% q/q (2nd quarter of 2019)
More information: Click here!