Trust in South African government dips, businesses most trusted – survey

South Africans do not place much trust in their government. This is according to a new global survey that has placed the country at the bottom of a list of 28 countries that were surveyed. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer report measured the public’s trust across four sectors – government, business, media and NGOs. More than 33 000 people were surveyed between October and November 2017. The countries surveyed include, among others, the US, UK, Germany and Brazil. Globally, more than half (56%) …