Risk Alert

Risk Alert | The buffalo and the wild dogs

Risk Alert | The buffalo and the wild dogs

8 November 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, John Endres and Bheki Mahlobo discuss the fallout from last week's watershed local government elections.
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Will opposition parties be able to form a united front against the ANC and the EFF, they ask?

Endres and Mahlobo conclude by exploring how South Africa's new era of coalition politics will influence the run-up to the national and provincial elections in 2024.

Risk Alert | The long-awaited political realignment

Risk Alert | The long-awaited political realignment

1 November 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, John Endres and Simpe Jonas discuss four trends that will emerge from today’s local government elections.
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Will these elections trigger the long-awaited political realignment, they ask?

Endres and Jonas also explore what Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana's postponement of his inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement reveals about the state of public finances.

Risk Alert | South Africa adopts indigenisation

Risk Alert | South Africa adopts indigenisation

25 October 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, John Endres and Simpe Jonas flag the key risks around the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Act, recently signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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What are the wider implications of the state’s failure to perform its functions as seen in KwaZulu-Natal’s farmlands, they ask?

Endres and Jonas also look at how South Africa and the region will likely be impacted by the ongoing unrest in Eswatini and conclude by assessing the possible trajectory of the Covid-19 pandemic into the near future.

Risk Alert | Do your Christmas shopping early

Risk Alert | Do your Christmas shopping early

18 October 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, John Endres and Bheki Mahlobo highlight recent declines in the SACCI Business Confidence Index to below pre-pandemic levels.
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Could high oil prices prompt the South African Reserve Bank to raise interest rates in November, they ask?

Endres and Mahlobo conclude by assessing the backlogs in global supply chains and how this may affect consumers in the run-up to Christmas.