/ 11 April 2024

Fertile ground: What fewer births mean for SA’s economic growth

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As developed countries grapple with the effects of low births and ageing populations, many have pointed to Africa’s youth as a source of its future economic might. Photo by Robert Wallis/Corbis via Getty Images)
The country’s changing demographics can be positive – but only if there are jobs for the still-growing, working-age population

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