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‘Drugs are the tools for the youth to self-destruct’
‘Drugs are the tools for the youth to self-destruct’
The numbers are stark: there has been a 10.5% increase in drug-related crimes over the past two years; the Hawks close down more than one illicit...
No nationalisation of Reserve Bank — ANC top six
No nationalisation of Reserve Bank — ANC top six
Nationalising the Reserve Bank is “simply not prudent”, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a statement on Thursday, after a meeting with the...
No easy childhood for SA’s youth
No easy childhood for SA’s youth
Pregnant at 16, with a sick mother who had lost her job, Lebohang Kotolo wanted to quit school and, at one stage, to end it all,because she felt...
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 3.2% in the first quarter of 2019, the largest quarterly drop in GDP in 10 years, with...
StatsSA survey: Service delivery improves overall, but with stark inequalities
StatsSA survey: Service delivery improves overall, but with stark inequalities
The General Household Survey (GHS) 2018 by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) has found that, despite service delivery and education improving...
Depressed? Blame it on poor governance
Depressed? Blame it on poor governance
Poor governance is affecting our happiness.
South Africa's economy grows by 0.8% in 2018
South Africa's economy grows by 0.8% in 2018
South Africa's economy grew by 1.4% in the fourth quarter of 2018, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Tuesday morning.
Festive spending continues to boom amid tough economic climate
Festive spending continues to boom amid tough economic climate
The end-of-year season is associated with holidays, socialising with friends and entertaining family. It is also the month when the most pourable...
October retail sales accelerate to 2.2%
October retail sales accelerate to 2.2%
Retail sales picked up in October, reflecting year-on-year growth of 2.2%, according to data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).
November inflation ticks slightly higher to 5.2%
November inflation ticks slightly higher to 5.2%
November inflation ticked up to 5.2%, according to data released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Wednesday.
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
Sick and tired of living in a recession? Well, Statistics SA has good news for you. The economy grew by 2.2% in the third quarter this year,...
Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA
Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA
Statistics SA announced on Wednesday that annual consumer price inflation had come in at 5.1% for October, 0.2 percentage points higher than the...

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