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South Africa’s unemployment rate rises to 27.6%

South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 27.6 per cent in the first quarter from 27.1 per cent in the last quarter of 2018, official data showed on Tuesday.

South Africa recorded 1.5 million household crime

More than 1.5 million incidences of household crime recorded in South Africa in 2017/18 period, an increase of five per cent compared to the previous year, the Victims of Crime Survey (VOCS) said on Thursday.

Nigeria, South Africa exit recession in Q2

Nigeria and South Africa have both exited recession, notching up economic growth of 0.6 percent and 2.5 percent respectively in the second quarter, official data showed on Tuesday.

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