Risk Alert

Risk Alert | SA’s shifting paradigms

Risk Alert | SA’s shifting paradigms

26 July 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo assess the sustainability of South Africa as a unitary state.
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As governance continues to deteriorate, what new paradigms might emerge in the future, they ask?

Cronje and Mahlobo also highlight the ongoing risks of Expropriation Without Compensation, the weakness of the state security services, and a potential delay to the local government elections.   

Risk Alert | Don't believe the conspiracy theories

Risk Alert | Don't believe the conspiracy theories

19 July 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo debunk the various conspiracy theories surrounding the causes of last week’s riots and looting.
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What were the real reasons for the outbreak of violence, they ask?

Cronje and Mahlobo also offer an analysis of how the crisis will play out over the short-, medium- and long-term.

Risk Alert | Violent protests and anarchy in SA

Risk Alert | Violent protests and anarchy in SA

12 July 2021 - In this special edition Risk Alert, Frans Cronje analyses the wave of violent protests and anarchy currently sweeping through South Africa. Cronje explores the origins of the violence and the state's inability to enforce law and order in the country.
Risk Alert | SA's declining competitiveness

Risk Alert | SA's declining competitiveness

12 July 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo discuss South Africa’s worsening global competitiveness rankings.
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They argue that this lack of competitiveness is manifested across a variety of key areas, including mining policy and education standards.

Cronje and Mahlobo conclude by providing a short-, medium- and long-term assessment of the global economy and the implications for South Africa.