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SA narrowly misses a recession

South Africa’s economy grew marginally, by 0,7%, in the third quarter of 2015, Statistics South Africa announced on Tuesday. The GDP announcement comes after a second quarter contraction

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Internet revenues on the rise: Stats SA

Income from Internet services rose by 8,6% between 2010 and 2013, with data bringing in the most money, Statistics South Africa said on Monday. Of the R35,1bn which was raked in for Internet services in 2013, the last year surveyed by Stats South Africa, wireless data revenue came to R19,7bn and fixed data R11bn

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Sharp drop in power generation

Electricity generated by South Africa dropped by 3,3% in July compared to the same period last year, Statistics South Africa said on Thursday. The total volume of electricity distributed in South Africa for the month of July has decreased progressively from 21 119GWh in 2013

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SA economy shrinks in first quarter

South Africa’s economy shrank by 0,6% in the first three months of the year, Statistics South Africa reported on Tuesday. “The seasonally adjusted real GDP at market prices for the first quarter of 2014 decreased by an annualised rate of 0,6% compared with an increase of 3,8% during the fourth quarter of 2013,” it said in a statement. “The main

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Strong uptick in GDP growth

The South African economy grew by 3,8% in the last quarter of 2013, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday. This was compared with 0,7% growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) in the previous quarter of last year. The main contributors to the