Mobs attacking and looting foreigners.
Five month wage strike at the platinum mines.
Car stoppage at General Motors.
Debt just above junk status.
The Rand down 14%
Inconsistencies in land reform and land ownership laws
White people still own most of the land
South Africa is facing water shortages after the worst drought since 1992 cut dam levels by 12% from a year earlier as most of the country enters the four-month dry season.
South Africa has an official unemployment rate of around 25%, with youth unemployment above 50%.
More than a fifth of the population live in extreme poverty, unable to afford requisite food for themselves and their families.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), the country’s third-largest party, are attempting to shift public anger from immigrants to the ruling African National Congress (ANC), who they blame for failing to provide sufficient jobs.
The seeds of internal dissent are coming up.
It could be an ugly summer.