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Got money?

When the pandemic hit, did you have a plan for your finances, especially knowing that you could lose your job or have your salary cut? Or did you continue spending thinking you’ll always have money in the bank? It seems more of you did the former. The South African Reserve Bank found that more people …

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Explainer: 2.2 million lose their jobs… what’s up with SA’s latest unemployment stats?

Statistics South Africa

Statistics South Africa has just released the latest employment statistics in the form of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), and they reveal the true impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment in the country. As expected, the numbers released on Tuesday make for grim reading, but there are things that we can do in …

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South Africa’s jobs crisis

What has led to South Africa having the highest sustained rate of unemployment in the world and how will Covid-19 reshape the jobs crisis?