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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 Bantustans map[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-07-10-bantustans-are-dead-long-live-the-bantustans by Laura Phillips, Arianna Lissoni & Ivor Chipkin.]

There is a joke in public service circles that goes something like this: “Have you heard what happened to South Africa after 1994? It was colonised by its Bantustans.”

The story is usually accompanied by wry laughs about South Africa’s new “colonialism of a special type”. Read more

100_0944[Source: http://online.wsj.com/articles/political-diary-south-africas-post-mandela-woes-1405112506 by Jessica Eaton.]

This time last year, on the eve of South Africa’s 20th anniversary of the first multiracial democratic elections, Nelson Mandela lay sick in the hospital as the country mourned—not only the imminent passing of the nation’s father but also for the sad state of the nation itself. Read more

SAM NUMSA[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-07-10-the-jury-is-out-on-strike-violence  by Phillip de Wet.]

In Pinetown, a security guard was stoned. In Kimberley, tyres burned in front of a factory entrance.  In Wadeville on the East Rand, women were beaten. In Krugersdorp on the West Rand, workers were told they would face consequences “like Marikana” should they cross the picket line. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.4% y/y in April 2019 (CPI) & +6.5 y/y in April 2019 (PPI)
-3.2% q/q (1st quarter of 2019)
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