Political and social instability in the country, as seen in frequent mass protests and xenophobia, threaten the flow of African tourists.
Schoolteachers routinely report feeling ill-prepared to guide their students through difficult conversations about high-profile violent events.
The evidence shows that political risk in South Africa has increased markedly in certain areas over the past two decades.
Private and public violence rely on each other as forces that work together to ensure women and girls ‘stay in their place’ — the one that patriarchal social structures have prescribed.
The ANC did not create most of the patterns for which it is blamed. But it has done far too little to change them and often seems happy simply to live with them.
After 1994 efforts were made to embed democracy. The focus was on policy and institution-building. What was missing was ensuring all South Africans were on board.
Corruption thrives in a destabilised state with weak institutions. South Africa cannot be allowed back to that space because there will be no turning back.