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Unemployment rate for Q4 2020 rises to 32.5%

South Africa’s official unemployment rate has risen to 32.5 percent between October and December last year. Stats SA says under the expanded definition of unemployment, which includes discouraged workers, 11.1-million people are out of work.

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The expanded unemployment rate is 42.6% in Q4 2020.

In other news – Prophet Shepherd Bushiri taking legal action against the Malawian government

Self-proclaimed prophet and fugitive Shepherd Bushiri is taking legal action against the Malawian government. Lawyers for Bushiri and his wife, Mary, say the state contravened a court order which said the Bushiris should be summoned to court for their extradition matter next month and not be arrested before then.

Shepherd Bushiri

It all started this past weekend when Bushiri’s daughters, along with their grandmother and another relative, were stopped at the airport in Malawi as they tried to leave for Kenya. Learn more

Source: eNCA

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