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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.
The South African Monitor Report of April 2019 is available here.
The South African Monitor Report of April 2019 is available here.
The South African Monitor Report of April 2019 is available here.
Read more on the political risks of business in the next two years here.
Read more on the political risks of business in the next two years here.
Read more on the political risks of business in the next two years here.
Information about the threat to property and investor rights in South Africa available here.
Information about the threat to property and investor rights in South Africa available here.
Information about the threat to property and investor rights in South Africa available here.
Information on South Africa's foreign policy and anti-Western rhetoric.
Information on South Africa's foreign policy and anti-Western rhetoric.
Information on South Africa's foreign policy and anti-Western rhetoric.

SAM ISS 15-04-2014-Private-Security-Content[Source: http://www.issafrica.org/iss-today/are-foreign-owned-private-security-companies-a-threat-to-south-africas-national-security by Johan Burger and Gareth Newham.]

The South African Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, is on record as saying that foreign ownership of private security companies is a threat to national security. However, to date there has been no substantive explanation to show how this may be the case. Read more

SAM IEC[Source: http://historymatters.co.za/intimidation-sa-politics-david-bruce/ by David Bruce.]

This week the Community Agency for Social Enquiry (Case) released their report, Just singing and dancing? Intimidation and the manipulation of voters and the electoral process in the build-up to the 2014 elections. The report was researhed and written by David Bruce, who writes about the report research below. Read more

SAM Ronny IOL[Source: http://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/intelligence-service-an-anc-tool-kasrils-1.1676525 by Genevieve Quintal.]

Johannesburg -The intelligence service has become a tool for Luthuli House and the president, former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils said on Tuesday.  “They say we messed up in our jobs and we’re responsible for where the country is today,” he told reporters at Wits University in Johannesburg. Read more

SAM IPI 2[Source: http://ipi.freemedia.at/special-pages/newssview/article/the-state-of-press-freedom-worldwide.html.]

IPI WORLD CONGRESS | CAPE TOWN Executive Director’s Report: The State of Press Freedom Alison Bethel McKenzie, executive director, International Press Institute Sunday, April 13, 2014

IPI members, distinguished guests, colleagues … What a privilege it is to welcome you here today. Many of you either were not here or … unlike me … aren’t old enough to remember when IPI held its last World Congress in Cape Town … exactly 20 years ago. Read more

SAM Shopping[Source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/133623/s-africas-anc-to-restrict-small-foreign-businesses.]

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress Party (ANC) announced on Saturday that it would restrict small foreign-owned businesses from being opened in the country’s townships and rural areas so as to give an opportunity to South Africans.

“If you go to Soweto corner shops have been taken over by foreigners. We must do something about it,” ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe told a campaign rally in Eldorado Park South of Johannesburg. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
58 780 000 (mid 2019 estimate)
4.6% y/y in February 2020 (CPI) & +4.5 y/y in February 2020 (PPI)
-1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2019)
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