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South Africa remains the most unequal country in the world: World Bank

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAFP, 10 March 2022 South Africa is the most unequal country in the world, with race playing a determining factor in a society where 10% of the population owns more than 80% of the wealth, a World Bank report said … Continue reading

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SA’s economy grew at fastest pace in 14 years in 2021

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMonique Vanek and S’thembile Cele, Sowetan Live, 8 March 2022 SA’s economy expanded at its fastest pace in 14 years in 2021, rebounding from a coronavirus-induced contraction the year before. Read More

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SA consumers wise up after a year of food, fuel and electricity price hikes

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 28 December 2021 The behaviour of South African consumers changed this year: they are less confident and less loyal, switching to other brands in search of better deals. Read More

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Consumer inflation shoots up in November, highest level in over four years

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSiphelele Dludla, IOL Business News, 15 December 2021 Consumers will continue paying steep prices for goods and services as headline inflation accelerated to its highest in more than four-and-a-half years in November, driven mostly by rising transport costs. Read More

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South Africa’s economy shrinks after riots, Covid measures

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAFP, 7 December 2021 South Africa’s economy shrank for the first time in a year in the third quarter as the country was hit by riots and tighter Covid restrictions, official statistics showed on Tuesday. Read More

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SA’s economy shrinks by 1.5% in Q3 of 2021

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEyewitness News, 7 December 2021 South Africa’s economy has shrunk by 1.5% in the third quarter of this year. Read More

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