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In a report released on Tuesday by Statistics South Africa, the country lost 2.2 million jobs in its second quarter while the official jobless rate fell to 23%.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:47 pm
The Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Centre indicates that at at least 1 million people have now died from Covid-19.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:35 pm
SA household debt fell in the second quarter as strict restrictions to limit the spread of the coronavirus affected spending and savings patterns.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:15 pm
Five years after it arrived in Africa, subscription-streaming service Netflix is struggling to grow beyond the wealthiest segment of the population.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:11 pm
Ramaphosa has called on all South Africans to work together to ensure a rapid rebound in employment following the release of the latest figures.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:08 pm
Zimbabwe Security Minister Owen Ncube says the country's security and stability is at risk as the main opposition and civil society stoke unrest.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:06 pm
When the spike in volatility starts to ease, watch for these unlikely candidates to emerge as potential carry-trade winners: the South Korean won and Malaysian ringgit.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:50 pm
South Africa plans to tap global appetite for green bonds to help fund an infrastructure program worth as much as R2.3 trillion over the next decade.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:34 pm
The number of people with jobs in South Africa fell to the lowest in nine years in the second quarter, even as the official unemployment rate dropped.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:22 pm
The State Capture Commission continued with testimony on the R1,4bn Free State housing scandal; Zondo is yet to respond to Zuma's request.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:19 pm