In the media

Below follow a selection of reviews and media citations of Frans Cronje's books and scenarios for South Africa.
The ANC can be defeated in 2024 - originally published in The Star 6 July 2012, republished 19 July 2017

Our first really big scenario call was in July 2012 when we warned in a note that the ANC was set to be defeated. At the time other analysts said we were "out of touch with reality". Our scenarios also identified that coalitions would come to define local politics. Five years later firms that anticipated the consequences of growing ANC weakness were well positioned to respond to South Africa's changing policy climate. Below follows a newspaper report of the time.

Whither South Africa? - 3 July 2017

Will the South African state fail or can the country thrive in the next 15 years? Author and columnist Brent Meersman reviews A Time Traveller's Guide to South Africa in 2030 and says "four scenarios give us a glimpse of the rainbow nation’s potential fate".

South Africa's socio-economic progress as a democracy - 1 July 2017

A departure point for the Time Traveller scenarios is that far more socio-economic progress has been made in South Africa than is commonly understood. In this analysis Frans Cronje focusses on the socio-economic successes of South Africa's first two decades as a democracy.