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Slight drop in unemployment rate at end of 2018 — Stats SA
Slight drop in unemployment rate at end of 2018 — Stats SA
South Africa’s unemployment rate has decreased by 0.4 percentage points from 27.5% in the third quarter in 2018 to 27.1% at the end of the...
Skint citizens shun market darlings
Skint citizens shun market darlings
Consumers put the brakes on festive season spending, hurting JSE-listed heavyweights such as Mr Price, Woolworths and Massmart, whose results...
Wary consumers start saving
Wary consumers start saving
Banks are reporting an uptick in the number of new savings accounts but, although some customers might be saving, many continue to rely on...
‘Stronger-than-expected’ manufacturing growth, faltering business confidence
‘Stronger-than-expected’ manufacturing growth, faltering business confidence
Business confidence fell in the third quarter this year, following South Africa’s slide into a technical recession.
Fuel, utilities gobble up spare cash
Fuel, utilities gobble up spare cash
Unless you’re a billionaire, chances are that times are feeling really tough.
Dlamini-Zuma: SA needs credible stats for a better life for all
Dlamini-Zuma: SA needs credible stats for a better life for all
Credible statistics are necessary to ensure a better life for all South Africans, said Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Letters to the editor: August 28 to September 1 2017
Letters to the editor: August 28 to September 1 2017
Despite South Africa being an economic power on the continent, the nation’s $294.8-billion in gross domestic product masks the poverty and...
Did 34% of households have access to electricity in 1994?
Did 34% of households have access to electricity in 1994?
As the lights flicker on and off in South Africa, government has come under increasing pressure to resolve and account for the "electricity...
Survey paints picture of desperation for self-employed
Survey paints picture of desperation for self-employed
The middle-class dream is of independence, and perhaps, eventually wealth. But for the vast majority of the self-employed in South Africa,...
Economic week ahead: Updated global growth forecast
Economic week ahead: Updated global growth forecast
A rates decision in Nigeria and an inflation release in South Africa are the big economic events in Africa this week. Further afield, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will update its global economic outlook on Thursday....

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