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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 Camera[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-04-10-private-security-bill-spells-trouble by Lisa Steyn.]

The test case for what it takes to shatter investor confidence in South Africa is just one signature away from being written into law.  The Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, which includes a controversial clause that introduces a minimum 51% local shareholding requirement, has passed through the portfolio committee on police, the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces and is at present sitting on President Jacob Zuma’s desk waiting to be signed into law. Read more

oil refinery[Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-08/south-africa-s-anc-says-shale-boom-outcome-won-t-mirror-mining.html by Franz Wild and Amogelang Mbatha.]

South Africa will make sure its population benefits when it develops its shale gas and offshore oil industries and won’t repeat the errors it made with mining, said Zweli Mkhize, treasurer of the ruling party.  A law approved by South Africa’s parliament that will give the state a free 20 percent stake in new oil and gas ventures and enable it to buy an unspecified additional share at an agreed price is awaiting the signature of President Jacob Zuma. Companies including Exxon Mobil Corp. and Total SA (FP) have said the law will deter investment. 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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