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THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY IS GROWING FASTER—BUT HOW FAST?

The South African economy has been off to a good start in 2018. Statistics SA, the country’s national statistical service, released national accounts figures with revisions that pointed to more

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SOUTH AFRICA LOSES TOP SPOT TO EGYPT ON ‘WHERE TO INVEST IN AFRICA’ LIST

JOHANNESBURG – The where to Invest in Africa 2018 report released on Monday by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) showed that South Africa has fallen from first place for the first

IF CONSUMERS DON’T SPEND, SA ECONOMY WON’T GROW : ANALYST

CAPE TOWN – A consumer analyst that says if consumers don’t spend, the South African economy won’t grow. Rod Salmon addressed the Absa Consumer Conference in Cape Town on Tuesday.

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The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa

The latest South African jobs statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high unemployment rate which will take some doing to reverse. Concerns about the high levels of youth unemployment and

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3 ways to make rich Africa work for poor Africans

In addition, there is a sense of urgency as more and more young people are turning to violence to express their frustration about lack of progress. Countries like Estonia have

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‘Without foreigners‚ South Africans would be poorer‚’ – South African Institute of Race Relations report says

If xenophobic attitudes escalate and foreign traders are shown the door‚ South Africans are the ones likely to suffer. This idea is explored in a research report‚ titled South Africa’s