Country reports come in all flavors. With this list I've tried to match the strength of the country report to team topics.
Political & Legal Environment
DeloitteTaxation & Investment Guides
South African Reserve Bank
South African Financial Services Board
Johannesburg Securities Exchange
World Bank South Africa
International labour Organization Sectoral Country Profile
EconLit search "South Africa" Geographic Descriptor and "labor or employment" Subject.
National Economic Development Council Liaison funded by government between organized labor and organized business.
CQ Global Researcher Recent summary of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
Economic Drivers and Drains
IHS Country Intelligence Report: South Africa Link will only work from withing network
Africa Monitor: Southern Africa Link will only work from within network.
Economist Intelligence Unit Country Report on "blue" site
Social & Demographic Trends
OECD ILibrary Covers migration, regional development & education well.
Lifestyle & Communication Patterns
eMarketer for digital communication
Global Market Information Databases (Euromoniter) Expand Consumer Lifestyles
Use the links and search tips in the Doing Business Abroad guide
All Around Helpful Sources
Millennium Development Goals: South Africa 2010
About South Africa Government Information
Economist Intelligence Unit
BBC News Country Profiles
Beer in South Africa
For News, Company Profiles and Industry Profiles ISI Emerging Markets and Global Market Information Database (Euromonitor) are our best bets. ReferenceUSA Onesource Module also has Datamonitor Market Research report on Beer in SA.
SA does not have a brewers association, but several beer festivals are hosted in SA including Cape Town Festival of Beer and Clarens Craft Beer Festival.
To find out what new beer products have been introduced to the SA market, Global New Product Development provides detail descriptions.
For additional scholarly and trade news on marketing strategies, ROI and other topics try these article databases
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Business Source Premier is a full-text, scholarly and trade article database covering a wide range of topics including management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, international business, operations management and management information systems.
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, country-and industry-focused reports.
This is the online home for Advertising Age. The site requires a free registration to view fulltext articles. Articles pertain to advertising and marketing efforts.