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21 Dec 2020  News
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
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17 Dec 2020  News
National South Africa misses Covax deadline to secure vaccines (Engineering News) South Africa, the country hardest hit in Africa by the coronavirus, missed a December 15 deadlin...
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15 Dec 2020  News
National Full Quarterly Bulletin - No 298 - December 2020 (South African Reserve Bank) Following a fourth successive quarterly contraction in the second quarter of 2020, the real...
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14 Dec 2020  News
National Second wave of Covid-19 threatens economy (IOL) South Africa is on tenterhooks over the second wave of Covid-19 infections with experts warning the newest outbreak could...
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10 Dec 2020  News
National Agricultural sector contribution to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (NAMC) South Africa’s economy bounced back in the third quarter (July to September) ...
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09 Dec 2020  News
National This is the single biggest threat to South Africa right now: Ramaphosa (BusinessTech) President Cyril Ramaphosa says that South Africa’s 13.5% rebound in GDP during th...
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08 Dec 2020  News
National SA GDP grew by 13.5% y/y in third quarter of 2020 (Eyewitness News) Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke on Tuesday released the results of the gross domestic product (...
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07 Dec 2020  News
AfCFTA updates Thirteenth extraordinary session on the AfCFTA: The Assembly of the Union adopts decision on the start of trading African Union Heads of State and Government have ...
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04 Dec 2020  News
National SA has most developed digital economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, says study (BizNews) South Africa has been described as having the most ‘developed digital economy’ in S...
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03 Dec 2020  News
National African Nation Worst Hit by Covid Falling Behind on Vaccines (BloombergQunit) The African country with the worst confirmed coronavirus outbreak is yet to provide clarity...
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02 Dec 2020  News
National SA virus fears cloud outlook for banks tied to economy (Moneyweb) The outlook for South African banks is growing murkier amid the rising threat of a second coronavirus w...
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01 Dec 2020  News
National 30 November 2020 - Trade Statistics for October 2020 (SARS) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for October 2020 recording a trade s...
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30 Nov 2020  News
National South African Retailers Turn From China to Source Local Clothes (Bloomberg Quint) South African retailers including The Foschini Group Ltd. and Woolworths Holdings Ltd. ...
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27 Nov 2020  News
National ‘80% of truck drivers are South African’ (IOL) The National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry has said by far the majority of truck driv...
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26 Nov 2020  News
National SARB warns rising public debt ‘will severely impact financial sector’ (The South African) According to the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), National Treasury’s O...
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24 Nov 2020  News
National South Africa’s refinery woes raise reliance on fuel imports (BusinessTech) South Africa, which buys nearly a third of its fuel requirements from overseas, is undergoin...
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23 Nov 2020  News
National Declaration on crypto assets welcomed (IOL) Luno, the biggest cryptocurrency group in South Africa, welcomed the publication by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (F...
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20 Nov 2020  News
National Manufacturing can play a key role in South Africa’s economic recovery (Engineering News) The country’s economy is in a dire state, exacerbated by the impact of the C...
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18 Nov 2020  News
National President to officially open third SA Investment Conference (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the Opening Address at the third South Africa Investment Conf...
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