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SA’s economic growth grinds to a halt

Continued political instability that hurt investor confidence and saw South Africa’s economy expand at the slowest rate since 2009 last year could threaten a recovery in 2017, economists said. GDP expanded by 0,3% last

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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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Only a third of SA online

Almost two-thirds (64,8%) of South African households have no access to the Internet. Of the 35,2% that do have Internet access, 46,3% get online using a mobile phone. Only 8,6% of South African households have access to the Internet at home. Statistics SA released the information as part