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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 mortar[Source: http://fwdeklerk.org/index.php/en/latest/news/341-article-blade-nzimande-s-unconstitutional-campaign-to-eliminate-afrikaans-as-a-university-language by Dave Stewart.]

According to “Rapport” of 30 November 2014, the Minister of Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande, has threatened to withdraw the registration of the private university, Akademia, if its language of tuition remains exclusively Afrikaans. Read more

SAM Papers 4[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-12-11-state-poised-to-wield-advertising-axe by Mmanaledi Mataboge and Matuma Letsoalo. Photo: Oupa Nkosi, M&G.]

Three of the country’s top newspapers are going to be punished for “insulting” President Jacob Zuma. A threat to starve the Sunday Times, Mail & Guardian and City Press of millions of rands in advertising will soon be implemented by the government. Read more

100_0739[Source: http://themediaonline.co.za/2014/12/place-of-sorrow-farm-murders-and-the-public-broadcaster by Ed Herbst.]

Last week the seventh annual United Nations Human Rights Commission Forum on Minority Rights in Geneva heard a submission on farm murders in South Africa by AfriForum and the Freedom Front Plus. The theme for the Commission’s sitting this year was ‘Preventing and addressing violence and atrocities targeted against minorities’. The forum was attended by more than 500 international delegates and the world’s leading media houses. Why, then, asks Ed Herbst, is there a news blackout on the SABC about farm murders? Read more

SAM Parliament[Sources: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/09/opinion/t-o-molefe-south-africas-parliamentary-revolution.html?_r=1 by T.O. Molefe.]

The South African Parliament went on recess last month after a raucous final session saw sanctions handed down to representatives of the country’s newest and third-largest political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters. Twenty of the party’s representatives were found guilty of “conduct constituting contempt of Parliament” and some were suspended without pay for as long as 30 days. But if anyone has treated Parliament with contempt, it’s President Jacob Zuma and his African National Congress. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
58 780 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in June 2019 (CPI) & +5.8 y/y in June 2019 (PPI)
-3.2% q/q (1st quarter of 2019)
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