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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.

[Source: ISS Africa by Judith February.]

Sometimes taking points of principle have unintended and uncomfortable consequences. Recently, we felt some of that as Vuma Mashinini, advisor to South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, was voted by Parliament to be the next chair of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). Read more

[Source: Die Welt.]

Nach einer Serie von ausländerfeindlichen Angriffen im südafrikanischen Durban sind rund eintausend überwiegend afrikanische Einwanderer aus ihren Häusern geflohen. Die Immigranten seien in Polizeiwachen und Zelten untergebracht worden, teilte die Polizei mit. Die Menschen hätten berichtet, sie seien zum Verlassen ihrer Häuser gezwungen worden und hätten Angst um ihr Leben. Read more

[Source: Daily Maverick by Rebecca Davis.  Photo: Mark Wessels/Reuters.]

President Jacob Zuma’s announcement on Sunday that he was deploying three Cabinet ministers to deal with the flare-up of xenophobic violence in KwaZulu Natal is a sign that the government is finally taking this massive problem seriously. But what is the point if public figures keep on making irresponsible statements about the role of foreigners in South Africa?

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in May 2019 (CPI) & +6.4 y/y in May 2019 (PPI)
-3.2% q/q (1st quarter of 2019)
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