May’s Consumer Price Inflation accelerates to 5.2%

Figures released by Statistics South Africa show that the Consumer Price Inflation rate has accelerated to 5.2% in May from 4.4% in April. The statistics agency notes that this is the highest reading since November 2018. Stats SA further notes that the change in the rate comes off a low[…]

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Too early to celebrate: Cosatu

It is too early to celebrate the drop in South Africa’s unemployment rate in the fourth quarter of 2014, Cosatu said on Tuesday. The Congress of SA Trade Unions said it was pleased to hear South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 24.3 percent, from 25.4 percent in the third quarter[…]

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People staying in jobs for longer: StatsSA

The amount of time people stay in their jobs in South Africa has increased since 2008, Statistics SA said on Tuesday. “It can provide an indication of the rigidity or mobility of the labour market, and also the ease with which employees can move between jobs,” deputy director general for[…]

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