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Failure to generate enough economic growth and to maintain a healthy fiscal and external balances keeps large portions of a country’s population in poverty.
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The trade statistics show that this positive trade balance was underpinned by notable growth in exports of edible fruits, beverages, spirits and vegetables.
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SA is still battling record-high unemployment and poverty levels, low investor confidence and a lot of uncertainty with regards to the policy environment.
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The content of the deputy president's speeches may be more of the same, but he never fails audiences on his delivery.
"As a society, we need to ask ourselves what can we do to ensure that those living in poverty are given the tools to work their way out of their situations."
The Rise of Africa’s Middle Class
For the youth, 1994 carries the weight of unfulfilled democratic promises.
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Most problematic is the fiddling with figures, which classifies people according to a minimum income as middle class.
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Don’t despair, they say, there’s still a chance of getting rid of Zuma and then all will be ok. Well, they are wrong!
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New research says SA companies are making trillions that they do not reinvest in the economy.
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There's a huge need for innovative ideas to grow the socio-economy towards creating sustainable jobs.
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All is not well in mining, and won't be, until both government and business get a new perspective of the sector's place and role in SA's economy.
President Jacob Zuma says it may happen if unavoidable.
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South Africa needs to commit $464 billion (R6 trillion) by 2040 in the water and electricity sectors to meet its infrastructure investment gap and to address economic population growth from now till 2...
Diligent and trustworthy migrants often find honest paid work to do. However, the overall outlook remains negative.