TITLE

Background Note: South Africa

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;Jul2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This publication presents information on the republic of South Africa. Its climate is moderate, similar to southern California. The estimated population of South Africa in 2007 was 47.9 million. The head of the country is President Thabo Mbeki. This entry also includes information on the country's people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations, U.S.-South African relations, and travel and business information.
ACCESSION #
33424398

 

Related Articles

  • HISTORY.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;Feb2005, p3 

    Provides information on the history of the Republic of South Africa. Impact of European settlements on the political and social condition of the country; Laws passed by the South African government which limited the rights and freedom of African people; Political condition under the...

  • The Rhetorical Success of Thabo Mbeki's 1996 “I Am an African” Address. Sheckels, TheodoreF. // Communication Quarterly;Jul2009, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p319 

    Thabo Mbeki's 1996 “I Am an African” address, delivered on the occasion of the Constitutional Assembly's passage of a new constitution for a truly democratic South Africa, was successful and memorable. Three strategies account for its success: its use of what Bakhtin termed...

  • South Africa's Awkward Teenage Years. Fairbanks, Eve // Foreign Policy;Jan/Feb2012, Issue 191, p1 

    The article discusses South Africa's alleged lack of interest in international human rights and humanitarian concerns with its foreign policy. The author notes that after the dissolution of the nation's apartheid system in 1994, South Africa was generally supportive of worldwide human rights. A...

  • Interests, ideas and ideology: South Africa's Policy on Darfur. Nathan, Laurie // African Affairs;Jan2011, Vol. 110 Issue 438, p55 

    Under former President Mbeki, South Africa provoked international dismay and criticism when it tried to block United Nations censure of Burma, Sudan, and Zimbabwe for gross human rights abuses. In the case of Sudan, Pretoria stood accused of turning a blind eye to Khartoum's excessive and...

  • Executive Summary.  // South Africa Business Forecast Report;2008 4th Quarter, p5 

    The article presents the executive summary of South Africa's political risk which include political stability and policy continuity risk due to the early resignation of Thabo Mbeki and the South Africa's market-friendly economic policy risk if Jacob Zuma will win the presidential elections.

  • POLITICAL LANDSCAPE.  // South Africa Country Profile;Dec2014, p32 

    The article discusses the different aspects of the political system in South Africa. Topics covered include the history of South Africa, details relating to the government structure of South Africa, and the key political parties and their respective mission and commitments in South Africa. It...

  • Local.  // Finance Week;01/14/2000, p6 

    Presents a roundup of current news from South Africa as of January 14, 2000. Includes President Thabo Mbeki's call for a conference about racism; Closure of some Hyundai auto dealers; Estimated population by year-end.

  • Background Note: South Africa.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;Feb2005, p1 

    Profiles the Republic of South Africa. Geography and population; Government and political conditions; Economic condition in 2003; Relationship with foreign countries.

  • Country Close-Up: South Africa.  // Academy of Management Executive;Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p7 

    This article presents a map and basic information on South Africa, including official name, population, area, government, official languages, major imports, major exports, and main trading partners.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics