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The complex insecurity of hunger in South Africa
The complex insecurity of hunger in South Africa
The Statistics South Africa report on Early Childhood Development in South Africa found that a third of children in Gauteng and Free State were...
Stats SA reports 69 000 jobs lost in second quarter
Stats SA reports 69 000 jobs lost in second quarter
Employment in South Africa's non-agricultural formal sector dropped by 69 000 between March and June 2018, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Wednesday in its latest Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) bulletin....
A case of talk left, budget right
A case of talk left, budget right
On Tuesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa offered fine words: “The most important people in this country are not those who walk the red carpet in...
Do five million immigrants live in SA?
Do five million immigrants live in SA?
How many immigrants live in South Africa? The numbers used in news reports written in the wake of the recent series of brutal attacks on foreigners...
Living on a beggar's budget
Living on a beggar's budget
While Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered his budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday afternoon, Chenai Mpereki (33) and her four-year-old boy...
Manufacturing sees biggest decline in almost 5 years
Manufacturing sees biggest decline in almost 5 years
South African manufacturing declined the most in almost five years in July after a four-week strike disrupted factory output.
Inflation exceeds target again
Inflation exceeds target again
South Africa's inflation rate was unchanged at 6.6% in June, exceeding the central bank's target for a third month.
Inflation accelerates to a near five-year high
Inflation accelerates to a near five-year high
South Africa's inflation rate climbed to 6.6% in May, the highest in almost five years and exceeding the central bank's target for a second...
Economic week ahead: SA growth figures
Economic week ahead: SA growth figures
Economists expect Tuesday's gross domestic product (GDP) figures to show that South Africa's economy shrank in the first quarter. US growth data –...
Economic week ahead: SA retail sales, China GDP
Economic week ahead: SA retail sales, China GDP
Statistics South Africa will release the country's latest retail sales report on Wednesday, the same day China releases growth figures....
SA poverty rate drops as government expands welfare programmes
SA poverty rate drops as government expands welfare programmes
South Africa's poverty rate fell 11 percentage points in the two years through 2011 as the government expanded welfare payments, the statistics...

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