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South Africa’s Unemployment Rate Hits 32.5% in Q3 2020

The unemployment rate in South Africa rose from 30.8% in Q3 2020 to 32.5% the following quarter, making an increase of 10.7% over the period. In its quarterly labor force survey released yesterday, the department of statistics (Stats SA) found that the number of jobless people rose from 6.5 million in …

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Ramaphosa Bans Alcohol Sales in South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday announced a ban on alcohol sales and said mask-wearing would be mandatory in public as his country became the continent’s first to record one million coronavirus cases. Ramaphosa said during a televised speech that alcohol would be temporarily banned from midnight to help …

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