“South Africa is sliding downhill while much of the rest of the continent is clawing its way up,” so wrote The Economist in 2013. For over two decades, South Africa has basked in the glow of a peaceful transition from apartheid to majority rule, but the country’s endemic corruption, high crime rate, and failing public services can no longer be ignored. Some even wonder if the misrule by the African National Congress could turn South Africa into a Zimbabwe‐like failed state. Frans Cronje and Vukasin Petrovic will discuss the likely future of political and economic developments in South Africa.
“Outlook 2015: South Africa and the World,” PowerPoint Presentation by Frans Cronje