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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: Daily Maverick by Glynnis Underhill.]

When the National Prosecuting Authority withdrew the charges against the powerful KwaZulu-Natal ANC politicians Mike Mabuyakhulu and Peggy Nkonyeni in the politically-fraught ‘Amigos’ corruption and racketeering trial, not many were surprised. But the story was far from over: after the Democratic Alliance’s court application to try to force the National Prosecuting Authority to disclose why it had dropped criminal charges against Mabuyakhulu and Nkonyeni was heard in October, the lead prosecutor Ncedile Dunywa was quietly removed from his role. The reason for the relegation of this senior state advocate to the legal backwater has been a mystery.

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[Source: Daily Maverick by Raymond Suttner.]

On the eve of the opening of Parliament’s 2015 session, our consciousness had been bombarded with phrases like ‘paralysis of Parliament’ a ‘disgraceful moment in South African democracy’ and the need to restore the ‘dignity’ or ‘decorum’ of Parliament. These expressions and many more were a reaction to disruptions in Parliament in 2014, unprecedented in South African Parliamentary history, whether in the post-1994 era or in pre-democratic Parliaments. Where do we stand now, and why?

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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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